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Former CJCSC Khalid Shamim Wynne Laid To Rest

Lahore (January 01, 2018): Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman General Khalid Shamim Wynne was laid to rest in Lahore on Monday.

Wynne, the 14th JCSC chairman, died in a road accident on Saturday while travelling to Lahore via the motorway, according to Inter-Services Public Relations.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, former president Asif Ali Zardari and former army chief Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif attended the funeral prayers.

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Sharif, who is presently based in Riyadh as the head of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition, is in Lahore for a private visit.

Gen (retd) Wynne retired on October 7, 2013.

According to reports, Wynne’s SUV overturned near the Chakri interchange on the way from Rawalpindi to Lahore.

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Wynne was injured in the accident and succumbed to his injuries. A friend accompanying the former general also died on the spot while Wynne’s son, who was critically injured, was evacuated to a hospital where he is under treatment.

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