Pakistan Army has paid homage to the heroes of Kargil war and Recipients of Nishan-e-Haider Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed and Havaldar Lalak Jan shaheed.
In a message Inter-Service, Public Relation (ISPR) said, “Glowing tribute to indomitable courage, devotion & exemplary leadership of Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider & Havaldar Lalak Jan shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, the war heroes from Sawabi, KPK and Ghizer, GB, who wrote history with their blood against all odds, there is nothing more honourable than laying one’s life for the defence of the motherland.
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said, “the nation is proud of its gallant sons for valour & unwavering allegiance to defend the country, regardless of the cost.”
…”There is nothing more honourable than laying one’s life for defence of the motherland. Nation is proud of its gallant sons for valour & unwavering allegiance to defend the country, regardless of the cost”. COAS (2/2)#OurMartyrsOurHeroes
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) July 6, 2020
Note that the 21st martyrdom anniversary of Kargil War hero Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed Nishan Haider is being observed today, the heroic son of the nation who was martyred in the great duty of defending Pakistan.
Whether it is the 1965 war or the Kargil front, the brave sons of the nation have sacrificed their lives to defend their beloved motherland. One such example is that of Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed who inflicted such a heavy blow on the enemy in the Kargil War that he will be remembered for centuries.
Havaldar Lalak Jan volunteered against the enemy. His unit arrived at the Northern Light Infantry. Captain Karnal Sher Khan joined the battle. When the order was received, he took charge as the post commander at the post of Mushko Nala along with a dozen soldiers.
Havaldar Lalak Jan other soldiers fought bravely with the enemy from July 2 to 6. Despite the freezing temperatures of minus 30 degrees Celsius and the deadly wounds, the brave man showed great courage and inflicted heavy losses on the enemy with light machine guns for several hours.
As the attacks intensified, Havaldar Lalak Jan was seriously injured but refused to leave the front.
On July 7, 1999, this brave son of the Pakistan Army was martyred in the line of duty. In recognition of the bravery and courage of Havaldar Lalak Jan, he was awarded Nishan-e-Haider.
earlier on July 5, the 21st martyrdom anniversary of Kargil War hero, Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed is being observed today (Sunday). He was born in district Sawabi of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 1970. Captain Karnal Sher Khan is one of the ten recipients of the country’s highest military award, Nishan-e-Haider.