Initially published in The News on November 7, 2018
RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army captain was martyred and another soldier was critically injured while neutralizing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mohmand District, according to military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday.
The 25-year old Captain Zarghaam was unmarried and belonged to Sargodha in Punjab.
The official injured in the explosion was identified as Sepoy Rehan.
“Another son of soil laid his life while performing duty. Capt Zarghaam Fareed embraced martyrdom while neutralising an IED detected at Mohmad Gat in Mohmand Distt. “Wrote Major General Asif Ghafoor on Twitter.
later on, Major General Asif Ghafoor used his personal Twitter account to share that Captain Zarghaam belonged to his unit.
“Amidst national and professional pride, personally grieved on losing a youngster from my unit,” he wrote and shared three pictures of the officer who laid his life for his country.
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