Pak Army team wins shooting competition


JHELUM: The Pakistan Army’s team became the champion of the shooting competition in the 38th Pakistan Army Rifle Association (PARA) Central Meet, the national level shooting competition that concluded at Army Firing Ranges near Jhelum on Thursday.

A total of 28 teams from three services, civil armed forces, police and civilians participated in the event, a Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release said.

A special feature of the meet was the participation by war wounded officers and soldiers who had overcome various levels of combat disabilities. The team of Pakistan Army scored maximum points to become champion in Inter Services Firing Competition.

Inspector General of Training and Evaluation (IGT&E) Lieutenant General Sher Afghun awarded prizes to the winners and runners up in each category of shooting.

The Master at Arms Trophy was awarded to Sepoy Muhammad Jahanzeb of Multan Corps. The President’s Cup National Challenge Match Trophy was awarded to Lieutenant Colonel (r) Idrees Rasheed.

The Prime Minister “Skills at Arms” big bore National Challenge Match was won by Pak Navy. The COAS Rifle and Pistol match trophy was won by Pakistan Army.  The Chief of Air Staff Pistol Match was won by Pakistan Army.

The “Best Shot Match Trophy” GP-2 was awarded to Naik Saeed of the Mangla Corps.