Ghizer: Sepoy Mehtar Jan of 7 AK Regiment was laid to rest on Sunday in his native village Darkut in Yasin Valley of Ghizer district. He embraced Shahadat in Aawaran a couple of days back. He leaves behind a widow, and an eight-month old son named Saqlain. He was third among his three brothers and four sisters.
The floral wreaths were laid on the grave of the martyred on behalf of Chief of Army Staff and Force Commander Gilgit-Baltistan.
The funeral of the Shaheed was attended by member GBLA Raja Khanzeb Khan and hundreds of people despite heavy snowfall in his native village Darkut.
Addressing the occasion, the uncle of Shaheed Mehtar Jan said that Yasin is the valley of martyrs and Jawans of the valley will follow the footstep of Mehter to protect our beloved country from the enemies.