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The funeral prayer of war veteran of 1965, Sepoy Maqbool Hussain will be offered with full Pakistan military honour on Wednesday.

Sepoy Maqbool Hussain breathed his last at Combined Military Hospital Attock, reported Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor on Tuesday.

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The brave soldier of Pakistan got injured and was taken prisoner by the Indian Army during 1965 war.

Later, after spending 40 years in Indian jails, he was released during 2005. He was the recipient of Sitara Jurrat.

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed his grief on Sepoy Maqbool Hussain s demise.