The Namaz-e-Janaza of those soldiers who were martyred due to avalanche at Astore was offered at Helipad Ground in Gilgit today (Thursday).

Commander Force Commandant Northern Areas Major General Hafiz Masroor Ahmed‚ civil and military officials attended the namaz-e-janaza.

According to ISPR Gilgit‚ bodies of martyrs after Namaz-e-Janaza were despatched to their native towns for burial.

Governor Gilgit Baltistan Pir Syed Karam Ali Shah and Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah have expressed their deep grief and sorrow over the incident and loss of precious lives. They also express their sympathies with the bereaved families.

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