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October 14, 2019
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Sepoy Maqbool Hussain: A symbol of bravery, courage

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan nation still remember great hero and brave soldier of Pakistan Army Sepoy Maqbool Hussain  who was injured and taken prisoner by the Indian Army in the 1965 war. 

Sepoy Maqbool Hussain was injured and taken prisoner by the Indian Army in the 1965 war and spent 40 years in Indian jails.

After 40 years of imprisonment, Maqbool Hussain was released as a civilian prisoner in 2005. During his imprisonment, Hussain was subjected to terrible human rights abuses.

He was declared missing on August 20 1965 during operation in Srinagar. After 40 years he was released by Indian government as civilian during exchange of prisoners at Wagah Border.

After his release, whenever he was questioned about his identity he kept writing “No.335139”.

Now he is spending his life under the high attention, and love of Pak Army