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PM Abbasi condoles the death of Gen (r) Khalid Shamim Wyne

Lahore : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the death of former chairman joint chiefs of staff committee general (retd) Khalid Shameem Wynne in a road accident.

He prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and grant of courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, PM office media wing said in a press release.

The prime minister also prayed for the swift recovery of the injured in the accident.

Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of former Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Khalid Shameem Wynne in a road accident.

He conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed that Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in the eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with fortitude.

The former top military general passed away in a fatal accident on the Islamabad-Lahore motorway on Saturday.

Gen (r) Khalid Shamim Wyne, the 14th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, was travelling on Lahore-ISB motorway M2 when the tyre of his vehicle burst near Chakri interchange following which it overturned.

Motorway police said the driver had been speeding and seems to have lost control of the vehicle.

The former four-star general along with his friend lost their lives whereas his son and the driver were severely injured, who were rushed to CMH in Rawalpindi.

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