J&K: Indian Army restores damaged grave of Pakistani officer

Srinagar: The Indian Army on October 15 said that it has restored the damaged grave of a decorated Pakistani officer in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naugam sector.

The grave of late Major Mohd Shabir Khan, who was killed by the Indian Army soldiers in 1972 at a forward location along the Line of Control (LoC).

Chinar Corps tweeted a photograph of the epitaph on grave which read, ”In memory of Major Mohd Shabir Khan, Sitar-e-Jurrat Shahid 05 May 1972, 1630 H, killed in counter attack by 9 Sikh”.

“In keeping with the traditions & ethos of the #IndianArmy, #ChinarCorps resuscitated a damaged grave of Major Mohd Shabir Khan, Sitara-e-Jurrat, Pakistan Army, who was Killed in Action (KIA) at a forward location along LC in Naugam Sector on 05 May 1972,” Chinar Corps posted on its Twitter account.

“A fallen soldier, irrespective to the country he belongs to, deserves respect & honour in death. #IndianArmy stands with this belief. This is #IndianArmy for the world,” the Army’s tweet read.


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