Funeral service of Sepoy Haroon held in Rawalpindi today

Funeral service of Sepoy Haroon William, resident of Islamabad, was held at Saint Paul's Church, Rawalpindi today. Sepoy William, a devoted Christian soldier, sacrificed his life in the defense of the motherland and embraced martyrdom in Kurram District yesterday while on duty in counter terrorism operations. The funeral ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Defence Minister, Interior Minister, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chief of Army Staff General Syed Asim Munir, senior civil and military officers, soldiers, citizens, and relatives of the martyr. Sepoy Haroon William was laid to rest with full military honors in Rawalpindi. . The Prime Minister praised the contributions and sacrifices of the Christian fraternity, lauding their role in the country's progress. He emphasized that the Armed Forces of Pakistan are a cohesive unit, comprising individuals from diverse backgrounds, striving for the collective defence of the state. Chief of Army Staff, General Syed Asim Munir honored the sacrifice of Sepoy Haroon William, Sepoy Anosh Rufun, and their comrades, saying that their unity and bravery exemplify the strength of the nation. He reaffirmed that the nation will always be indebted to their services and sacrifices for the honor of the motherland. Funeral prayers of Havaldar Aqeel Ahmed resident of Okara, Lance Naik Muhammad Tafeer resident of Poonch, Sepoy Anosh Rufun resident of Attock, and Sepoy Muhammad Azam Khan resident of Haripur were also held in their respective hometowns with full military honours. The Armed Forces of Pakistan remain resolute and committed to eradicating terrorism from the motherland at all costs. Source: Radio Pakistan