Monday, July 18, 2011

Remembering our shaheed .. 20

I'm posting more announcements of our shaheed (martyred) who are fighting for our country, our people and our freedom.

Sunday June 19th 2011

'At least 25 militants and four soldiers were killed in a clash in Wali Dad area of Mohmand tribal region on Sunday when troops, backed by military planes, helicopters and artillery, pushed in to take control of the militant stronghold of Soran Darra along the Afghan border. ' (Dawn)

Monday July 4th 2011

'Dozens of Taliban from Afghanistan launched a pre-dawn attack on a security post in Bajaur tribal region on Monday, killing one paramilitary soldier and injuring another. Three attackers died when Pakistani forces fired back.' (Dawn)

Tuesday July 5th 2011

'At least five Frontier Corps personnel were killed and six injured in a bomb attack in Mand town near the Iranian border on Tuesday.' (Dawn)

Thursday July 14th 2011

'At least eight security personnel and 15 militants were killed in fierce clashes in Chamalang area of Kohlu district on Thursday night and Friday.

According to sources, 12 security men were injured in the clashes which continued till late Friday night. Two ‘commanders’ were reported to be among the dead militants.

But a Frontier Corps (FC) spokesman disputed the casualty figure and said: “Four of our soldiers and eight militants have been killed.” He said the assailants had attacked FC personnel whom were on duty in the area and firing continued till evening...

Five of the FC men killed were identified as Ghulam Mohammad, Kashif, Faisal Tufail, Ahmed Nawaz and Rehmatullah.' (Dawn)

Monday July 18th 2011

'Militants slaughtered an official of Frontier Constabulary in Peshawar district and killed two hostages in Kurram Agency on Monday night, sources said.

“The body of FC man Taj Alam Khattak was found near Shaikhan police post,” sources said, adding that he went missing on Monday when he was on way to his post in Aziz Market area.

An official said that the FC man, a resident of Mian Wali, had been on leave since July 2. He was supposed to join his duty on 18 but he could not reach his post as militants kidnapped him in the limits of Badbher police station, he added.' (Dawn)

Note: I can only provide you with names if I find them in the news articles I browse. If you think something needs correcting, please do leave me a message. I try my best.

We should all pray for these men and their families and recognise their courage and sacrifice for their country.

Are you related to a soldier? Do you have memories of a loved one dying in a war? Do you have a message for the soldiers fighting? Leave me a comment.

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