Lieutenant Arsalan Alam martyred in Khyber Agency Lieutenant Arsalan Alam martyred in Khyber Agency

An officer of Pakistan Army, Lieutenant Arsalan Alam, embraced martyrdom during firing by terrorists from across the border in Rajgal, Khyber Agency.

In a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday, terrorists fired from across the border on the newly established Pakistani border post in Rajgal, martyring Lieutenant Arsalan Alam, who was commanding the post when he got hit.

The funeral prayers of Lieutenant Arsalan Alam were offered at Peshawar Garrison.

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The funeral prayers were attended by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Commander Peshawar Corps, military, civilian officials and relatives of the martyred Army officer.

Lieutenant Arsalan Alam will be laid to rest in his native town with full military honours.

Lieutenant Arsalan Alam was 22 years old, the statement said.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif expressed sorrow over the loss of life.

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