Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah visited the family of martyred Pakistan Army Major Adeel Shahid Zaidi to express sympathy over the loss of their loved one in an IED blast.
The chief minister, accompanied by members of his cabinet, including Saeed Ghani, Nasir Shah, Murtaza Wahab, reached the martyred army officer’s residence in Gulistan-e-Jauhar where he met with his children, including twins.
CM Sindh offered to extend assistance to the bereaved family.
“I am ready to extend help to the family of the martyr,” he said, adding Major Adeel laid down his life for the sake of the motherland.
Major Adeel Shahid along with a soldier had embraced martyrdom in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion on the Pak-Afghan border in the Mohmand district on Friday.
Major Adeel Shahid, a Pakistan Army Officer, who embraced martyrdom in an IED explosion on Friday, was laid to rest in Karachi on Saturday.
The officer and a soldier were martyred when an IED planted by terrorists went off near Afghan border in Mohmanad district of Khyber Paktunkhwa.
A resident of Karachi, the officer was married to a widow of an army captain who had also sacrificed his life for the motherland a few years ago. He was father of 1.5-year-old twin daughters.
According to reports, Major Adeel Shahid had visited Karachi during Eid-ul-Azha holidays and talked to his father by telephone just two days before he fell victim to an IED blast while overseeing fencing on the Pak-Afghan border.