War veteran Sepoy Maqbool Hussain, who passed away at CMH Attock yesterday, laid to rest.

According to the ISPR statement, his funeral prayers offered at Chaklala airbase. Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and officers attended the funeral prayers at Chaklala airbase.

Sepoy Maqbool Hussain laid to rest with full military honour in his native village of Sudhnoti in Azad Kashmir.

The brave soldier got injured and was taken prisoner by the Indian Army during 1965 war. After spending 40 years in Indian jails, he was released in 2005.

He was the recipient of Sitara Jurat.

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed his grief on his demise.

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Deputy Speaker Muhammad Qasim Suri have expressed grief over the sad demise of Sepoy Maqbool Hussain. In their separate messages, they said Maqbool rendered great services for the cause of the defence of the mo