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RAWALPINDI: The officer of Pakistan Army, Major Muhammad Asghar took his last breath yesterday in the line of duty at the Torkham border after fighting against the deadly outbreak of novel coronavirus.
Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Babar Iftikhar on his official Twitter handle wrote that “Major Muhammad Asghar laid his life in the line of duty at Torkham border in fight against COVID-19.”
Major Muhammad Asghar laid his life in the line of duty at #Torkham border in fight against #COVID-19. Evacuated to CMH Peshawar with breathing problems, was put on ventilator but succumbed to Corona Virus. There is no cause bigger than serving the Nation.#OurMartyrsOurHeroes pic.twitter.com/3mtCKyRycq
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 10, 2020
“Martyred Major Muhammad Asghar was evacuated to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Peshawar with breathing problems and was put on ventilator but succumbed to coronavirus”, DG ISPR added in his tweet.
Major Babar also said that “There is no cause bigger than serving the Nation. #OurMartyrsOurHeroes.”
It must be mentioned here that Major Muhammad Asghar was a part of frontline paramedics team who contacted the virus while performing the duty of screening the people at Torkham border.