Shaheed Second Lt Abdul Moeed buried with full honours in Lahore

The funeral prayers of 21-year-old Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed Shaheed were offered at Lahore’s Ayub Stadium after which he will is being buried at the Cavalry Ground graveyard.
Two officials of Pakistan Army, Moeed and Sepoy Basharat, were martyred after terrorists opened fire on their vehicle in North Waziristan late Monday.
Moeed’s body was taken to his native village in Burewala, Vehari, last night and brought to Lahore today after his funeral prayers were offered there.
Lahore Corps Commander Lt Gen Aamer Riaz, the Punjab Rangers chief, senior government officials, and relatives of the deceased attended the funeral.
Moeed’s father said he is proud of the way his son has left this world. “Our sons will continue to sacrifice their lives so the country can be safe,” he added.
On the other hand, Sepoy Basharat will be laid to rest in his native village in Gilgit today.
The two officials were martyred in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan Agency, the ISPR said on Tuesday. The ISPR said that Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat were martyred after terrorists fired on their vehicle from the surrounding mountains.
Read more: Two army officials martyred in North Waziristan attack: ISPR
Moeed had recently graduated from the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul, while Basharat had three years of military service, the ISPR statement added.
According to a message on Facebook from Moeed’s cousin, the deceased belonged to the 136 Long Course of PMA and hailed from the 4 Northern Light Infantry unit.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa stated that “Freedom isn’t free, it costs sons of the soil. Freedom that we enjoy today is owed to so many such bravehearts. Salute to our Martyrs,” said a tweet sent out by DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor.
The mother of 21-year-old Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed Shaheed told she is proud of her son and the profession he chose.
Speaking about her son, who was martyred in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan, she said Moeed “earned respect for himself and us”.
The eldest of four siblings, Moeed would always get gifts for them and repeatedly ask his mother to tell him what she wanted, the mother recalled.
“He took really good care of all of us. He would always serve me and fill my plate before his own,” she said further.