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Martyr’s Day in Pakistan

Martyr’s Day or Yaum e Shuhada is being observed today in Pakistan. Let’s remember and pray for those soldiers that gave their life defending their country.

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One year on (15)

Two unknown security men

were killed in Orakzai and Mohmand tribal regions

on 11th Nov 2010

An unknown soldier

was killed in Goak area of Orakzai Agency

on 11th Nov 2010

Burials: Unknown

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11th Day..

Today we remember those who lost their lives in World War I and II. I’m relisting the names of soldiers that were mentioned in a BBC programme a couple of years ago called Muslim Tommies:

Amir Khan – 129th Baluchis, France 1915
Subedar Muhammed Agia – 57th Rifles, May 1915
Havildar Abdul Rahman – 59th Rifles, France 1915
Juma Khan – 40th Pathans, France 1915
Sepoy Abdul Ghani – 125th Napier’s Rifles, France 1915
Naubet Khan – 107th Pioneers, France 1915
Mohamed Ali Bey – 20th Deccan Horses, France 1915
Abdul Jabar Khan, Sep 1917
Mahomed Mazafar Khan – 19th Lancers, France, Oct 1917
Jemadar Shamsher Ali Khan – 34th Poona Horse, France, April 1917
Dafadar Fazi Khan – 19th Lancers, France Oct 1916
Havildar Ghufran Khan – 129th Baluchis, Aug 1915
Abdul Ali Khan – 6th Cavalry, France Aug 1917
Rajwali Khan – Brighton, Sep 1915 (at hospital)
Raja Khan – 38th CIH, France Oct 1917
Jemadar Hasan Shah – Hodson’s Horse, France 1916
Kesu Shah – Rouen, May 1916
Rahimdad Khan – 19th Lancers, France, May 1916
Fateh Ullah – June 1916

Someone, somewhere will have known these men…

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Remembering our shaheed .. 21

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

Tuesday July 19th 2011

Four soldiers were killed when rockets fired from Afghanistan hit a security post in South Waziristan on Tuesday. Two other soldiers were injured...



Subaidar Shafiq, Lance Naik Shundi Gul and soldiers Irfan and Mohammad Ali were killed in the pre-dawn attack.’ (Dawn)

Friday August 12th 2011

An army man was killed and three others were injured when five rockets fired from nearby mountains landed in the Quetta Cantonment on Friday evening…

The injured were taken to the Quetta CMH, where Mohammad Shahid died.’ (Dawn)



Sunday August 14th 2011

Three soldiers were killed and 25 others injured in a rocket attack on Sunday on Tochi Scouts fort in Miramshah, the headquarters of North Waziristan Agency.’ (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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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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One year on (14)

An unknown paramilitary soldier
was killed in Djabori
on 23rd June 2010

Burial: Unknown

Hazrat Nabi
was killed in Lower Dir
on 5th July 2010

Burial: Unknown

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Remembering our shaheed .. 19

Funerals take place in Upper Dir for Pakistani forces killed in clashes with Islamist militants. Photograph: Rohullah Shakir.

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

Sunday May 22nd 2011

‘Armed militants stormed into a naval airbase here on Sunday night, destroyed three aircraft and killed at least five people — four navy personnel and a foreigner whose nationality could not be ascertained.’ (Dawn)

Thursday June 2nd 2011

‘Islamist militants believed to have come from Afghanistan have fought a second day of battles with Pakistani security forces..

The fighting began when militants crossed into Pakistan on Wednesday. By Thursday evening, 25 soldiers, 35 militants and three civilians had died in fighting, according to the regional police chief, Ghulam Mohammed.’ (Guardian)

Thursday June 9th 2011

Eight soldiers and 12 militants killed at security checkpoint in Waziristan, according to intelligence officials’ (Guardian)

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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