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Sepoy Maqbool Hussain is an epitome of resilience, patriotism and bravery

Sepoy Maqbool Hussain is the real definition of a patriot, in lieu of getting released by exposing country's secrets he chose to rather get his tongue cut by inhumane Indian military. He was captured by the enemy in 1965 war after successfully carrying out his mission in Srinagar. The strong headed soldier remained in the list of 'Missing in Action' for decades spending as many as forty years amid excessive cruelty in Indian prison but the Indian military has never declared him as a war prisoner because it would have…

Soldier martyred in Indian shelling from across LoC

RAWALPINDI: A soldier of Pakistan Army martyred as Indian forces resort to unprovoked shelling along the Line of Control (LoC), said Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday. As per details, Indian forces in a recent act of ceasefire violation, targeted Thab sector of LoC, resulting in martyrdom of sepoy, Zaheer Ahmed. Indian guns were soon silent after getting befitting response from the Pakistani armed forces, reads statement issued by the military's media wing. The Indian forces along the Line of…

Pakistan Army Captain martyred while counteracting IED in Mohmand

RAWALPINDI: An Army Captain on Wednesday embraced martyrdom while another soldier sustained critical wounds while counteracting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mohmand district, said Director General, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Disclosing details of the incident in his tweet, Major General Asif Ghafoor said, 25-year-old, Captain Zarghaam Fareed was martyred as he was neutralising an IED detected at Mohmad Gat in Mohmand District. Sepoy Rehan of the bomb disposal squad was critically injured in the…

Wife of martyred Pakistani soldier wins ‘best shooter’ title in army training

RAWALPINDI: The wife of martyred Pakistani soldier, Major Ishaq, carried forward the legacy of her husband and won laurels in a recent army training. Ms Ayesha successfully completed her Army Medical Course in Islamabad and Kakul, and also bagged the title of ‘best shooter,’ said Hataff Security Systems in a Facebook post. “She fired a G3 rifle from a distance of 200 metres hit 15 out 16 targets and was awarded as the best firer of the course,” the post read. “One very special thing is that this is the same gun…

4 terrorists killed, one soldier martyred in Awaran operation

RAWALPINDI: Four terrorists associated with proscribed Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) were killed while a serviceman embraced martyrdom in an intelligence based operation (IBO) in Awaran, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The military’s media wing said the security forces conducted an intelligence based operation against a group of BLF terrorists in Jhao near Awaran. Four terrorists were killed in the operation while a cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered, it said and added these…

War veteran sepoy Maqbool Hussain laid to rest with full military honours

RAWALPINDI: The funeral prayers of 1965 war veteran Sepoy Maqbool were offered on Wednesday at the Chaklala Garrison. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and a large number of officers and soldiers attended the prayers and paid respect to the national hero. The deceased was laid to rest with full military honour at his native village Narian in Azad Kashmir. The prayers in his hometown were attended by President Azad Kashmir Masood Khan, GOC Murree, senior civil and military officials, and a large number of…