RAWALPINDI: Afghan soldier Nk Haider was discharged from CMH Peshawar yesterday and returned to Afghanistan through Torkham Khyber agency.

Nk Haider got sick on a post opposite to Pakistani post at Nawa Pass Bajaur agency on 26 July and requested for medical treatment.

He was initially evacuated to agency hospital and later on to CMH Peshawar where he was operated for appendix. He was provided free and best medical treatment on humanitarian ground.

Yesterday after his recovery he returned along with his attendant to Afghanistan. Naik Haider thanked Government of Pakistan and Army for providing  prompt medical treatment.