Rawalpindi, January 28, 2018 (PPI-OT):Pakistan continues to contribute towards global peace and stability. Another Pakistani peacekeeper soldier gave his life as Part of UN Peace keeping force at Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This happened when Pakistani Peacekeeping Convoy was ambushed by armed rebels near Lulimba, 96 km south West of Baraka, South Kivu Province. During exchange of fire, Naik Naeem Raza embraced shahadat while sepoy Bilal got injured. Pakistani peacekeepers effectively responded to fail the armed rebels.

Pakistan is a permanent contributor to global peace under UN flag. To date, 156 brave Pakistanis including 23 officers have sacrificed their lives for global peace and stability under UN auspices. As of today, over 6000 Pakistani officers and men are performing their duties as part of UN peace keeping assignments.

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