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Pakistan Army pays tribute to war hero Sawar Muhammad Hussain

Pakistan Army pays tribute to war hero Sawar Muhammad Hussain
December 10, 2020

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The Pakistan Army on Wednesday paid a rich tribute to Sawar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider) for his supreme sacrifice in the Zafarwal-Shakargarh Sector in the 1971 War against India.

In a tweet, Director General (DG) Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar has paid rich tribute to Sawar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider (NH), on his martyrdom anniversary.

“Tribute to Sowar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed, Nishan- Haider, for his supreme sacrifice in Zafarwal- Shakargarh Sector, 1971. His fearless actions and indomitable courage inflicted heavy losses to the enemy & single handedly destroyed 16 Indian Tanks. #OurMartyrsOurHeroes,” the ISPR DG tweeted.

Muhammad Hussain was born on 18 June 1949 in Dhok Pir Bakhsh(now Dhok Muhammad Husain Janjua). On 3 September 1966 he was enrolled as a driver and after training joined 20 Lancers.

During 1971 war, Sawar Muhammad Hussain took an active part in every battle with the unit. He spotted the enemy tanks close to a minefield near the village Harar Khurd. At his own initiative he directed accurate fire of recoilless rifles, resulting in the destruction of sixteen enemy tanks. During the battle, he received a burst of machine-gun in the chest and embraced martyrdom on 10 December 1971.