Emotional scenes as families of Pakistan Army’s martyred soldiers honoured at award ceremony

Bunny May 20, 2022
Updated 2022/05/20 at 9:15 AM

RAWALPINDI – Emotional scenes were witnessed during corps investiture ceremony of Rawalpindi Corps held at Chaklala Garrison.

A video shared by the military’s media wing shows Commander X Corps, Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza conferring the gallantry awards on army personnel, including those who embraced martyrdom in line of their duty, when families of martyred troops shed tears of pride.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza conferred 89 Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), 36 Sitara-i-Imtiaz (M) & 19 Tamgha-i-Basalat to Army officers and soldiers for their meritorious services to the nation.

“Next of kins of Shuhada received their awards posthumously. A large number of senior Army officers and families of awardees attended the ceremony,” it said.

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