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Pakistan celebrates 52nd Defence Day with patriotic fervor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is celebrating Defence Day today to commemorate the sacrifices of the heroes of the 1965 war with a renewed pledge to defend the motherland against all threats. The day began with special prayers for progress and prosperity of the country. Fateha and Quran Khawanis were also held for the martyrs who laid their lives for the defense of the country during the 1965 war with neighboring India. An impressive change of guard ceremony was held at Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s mausoleum with…

1965 war hero Azeem Daudpota passes away

KARACHI: A hero of 1965 war with India, Air Marshal (r) Azeem Daudpota passed away on Monday at the age of 84 after brief illness , ARY News reported. According to Pakistan Air Force (PAF), the valiant soldier joined PAF on December 16, 1955 and led PAF squadron in 1965 war against India by demonstrating enormous courage. His funeral prayers were offered at PAF Faisal Base after Zuhr prayer today. He vigilantly stopped the hostile forces by responding befittingly to their aggression by bombarding the enemy artillery…