Special ceremony for Gayari martyrs held

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RAWALPINDI: A special ceremony was held at Gayari, Siachen to pay a tribute to the ‘shuhada’ of Gayari, who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty in 2012 following a massive avalanche.

“Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister (CM) Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman, Rawalpindi Corps Commander Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Nadeem Raza and relatives of the martyrs attended the ceremony,” said a press release issued here by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Lt Gen Nadeem Raza laid a wreath at the shuhada monument. Paying rich tributes to the martyrs and their families, he said that Pakistan Army will always remember its officers and men, who laid their lives while defending the motherland.