PESHAWAR: A Pakistan Army personnel succumbed to injuries as a result of  cross-border terrorist attack in Khyber Agency on army check post in FATA.

According  to press release issued by ISPR, as a result of firing of terrorists, Sepoy Waqas who was performing his duty at the post critically injured. He was immediately shifted to CMH Peshawar where he embraced martordom.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has paid rich tribute to martyr Sepoy Waqas and lauded his services for the defense of the country.

Later, the funeral prayer of martyr army personnel was offered at Corp Headquarter which was attended by top officials including Corp Commander Peshawar Lt. General Nazir Ahmed Butt, Inspector General FC and Chief Secretary KP.