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Funeral prayers for Sepoy Maqbool Hussain offered

RAWALPINDI: The funeral prayers for 1965 war hero Sepoy Maqbool Hussain, attended by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa and other high high-ranking military officials, were offered on Wednesday.

Sepoy Maqbool Hussain breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital in Attock, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said.

The brave soldier got injured and was taken prisoner by the Indian Army during 1965 war. Later, after spending 40 years in Indian jails, he was released during 2005. He was a recipient of Sitara-e-Jurrat. NNI

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