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War Veteran to be laid to rest with military honours

Sepoy Maqbool Hussain, a veteran of the 1965 war who passed away on Tuesday, will be laid to rest today August 29, 2018 with full military honours in Attock. 
Hussain was hospitalized for some days and eventually he breathed his last at CMH Attock yesterday. 
His funeral prayers will be offered today; after which he will be laid to rest with full military honours. 
He was a Ghazi of the Indo-Pak 1965 war and was taken prisoner by the Indian Armed forces and remained in the captivity in Indian jails for 40 years. Eventually, he was finally released in 2005. 

He was a recipient of Sitara-e-Jurrat on March 23, 2009. 
Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed his grief on Maqbool Hussain's death and paid condolences to the family.

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