A true hero: Police constable injured in anti-terror op honoured by force

Published: April 28, 2018
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Constable Sabir Hussain. PHOTO: ISPR

Constable Sabir Hussain. PHOTO: ISPR

Constable Sabir Hussain, the hero police officer who lost a leg while conducting a counter-terror operation in Dera Ghazi Khan, was honoured by his colleagues and presented with a salute of arms.

In a heart-warming gesture, Hussain was showered with rose petals as he emerged from his house and accompanied to a ceremony held in his honour. The constable was also given protocol fit for a hero of his stature.

Hussain sacrificed a limb for Pakistan while battling terrorists and the gesture by his colleagues moved him to tears.

Earlier, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa had directed army officials to undertake an artificial limb procedure for the constable.

“COAS acknowledges the great sacrifice of Constable Sabir Hussain of Punjab Police who lost his limb during an operation in DG Khan,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) DG Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Friday.

“COAS directs Army Rehabilitation Institute AFIRM to undertake artificial limb procedure for the brave constable,” the DG added.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Ishrat salim
    Apr 28, 2018 - 5:03PM

    This is the best way to remember these unsung heroes. This kind of honoring our unsung heroes should be a regular feature. They are veterans who have sacrificed their lives & limbs to save this country. Salute & may Allah protect you & your family. Recommend

  • Mazhar
    Apr 28, 2018 - 7:28PM

    Great. Salute to our heroes. Recommend

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