Martyred Shia engineer Zafar Abbas Shah laid to rest in DI Khan

Martyred Shia engineer Zafar Abbas Shah laid to rest in Dera Ismail Khan today (Friday).

Veteran Shia Islamic cleric Allama Ramzan Tauqeer led funeral prayers at Imam Bargah Zainul Abedin.

Martyred Shia engineer Zafar Abbas Shah laid to rest

Thousands of friends, relatives and members of the community attended the funeral.

Martyr Syed Zafar Abbas Shah was laid to rest in Kotli Imam Hussain.

The member of National Engineering Service, Zafar Abbas and three of his companions embraced martyrdom in terrorist attack in North Waziristan on Thursday.

They were working for the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO). Terrorists opened fire on their vehicle near Mirali town in North Waziristan tribal district.

Meanwhile, District police officer Shafiullah Gandapur confirmed the attack on the vehicle which was proceeding from Mirali to Bannu district.

The victims’ bodies were taken to tehsil headquarters hospital in Mirali where their post-mortem examination was conducted.

Officials identified the deceased as Abid Mahmood (Abbottabad), Hassan (Dera Ismail Khan), Ahmad Syed (Gujranwala) and Noor Faraz from Mirali, North Waziristan.

However, residents of Dera Ismail Khan identified one as Syed Zafar Abbas Shah among these martyrs.

Engineer Syed Zafar was also serving as custodian of Thalla Fazal Shah DI Khan Imam Bargah.

They said the deceased were working as daily wage earners with the FWO.

Police registered the FIR, while security forces cordoned off the area to trace the killers.

Earlier this month, the terrorists had kidnapped four people working with an oil exploration company in the area.

Later, they had murdered them.

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