Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal visited martyred Colonel Sohail Abid's home on Sunday, reported Radio Pakistan.

He offered condolences with bereaved family and prayed for their patience to bear the loss.

He said Colonel Sohail Abid sacrificed his life for nation and country.

Security forces have rendered unmatched sacrifices in the war against terror he further stated.

The minister said sacrifices rendered by martyrs will never go in vain and nation feels proud of these martyrs.

Federal Minister for Capital Administration and Development Division Tariq Fazal Chaudhry was also accompanying him on the occasion.

They offered Fateha on the grave of Colonel Sohail Abid Shaheed.