Captain Karnal Sher Khan embraced martyrdom defending Pakistan against India in the Kargil war 22 years ago.
Karnal Sher Khan was the 11th recipient of the Nishan-e-Haider. He was a captain in the 27th Sindh Regiment of the Pakistan Army and later was posted to the 12th NLI Regiment during the Kargil Conflict.
We are proud of him
Captain Khan held a vital position during the war and courageously fought against the enemy in Kargil.He died by machine-gun fire on July 5, 1999 after successfully reclaiming a lost check post from Indian forces.Captain Khan also received Pakistan’s highest military honour, Nishan-e- Haider, for his services to the country.