Rawalpindi (Web Desk): The 23rd martyrdom anniversary of Kargil war hero, Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider) is being observed today (Tuesday).
The prayer ceremony in this regard was held on the grave of the Kargil war hero in Swabi this morning.
Higher officials of Pakistan Army attended the ceremony and prayed for higher ranks of the national hero in Jannah.
IG FC Major General Adil Yameen laid floral wreath at his grave while a contingent presented a guard of honour to the martyred Karanal Sher Khan.
Captain Karnal Sher Khan was born in district Swabi of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in 1970. He is one of the ten recipients of country`s highest military award, Nishan-e-Haider.
During the Kargil conflict on the Line of Control (LoC) in 1999, he emerged as the symbol of courage and inflicted heavy losses on the Indian forces while defending the five strategic posts at the height of 17,000 feet in Gultray.