Iftikhar Janjua

Military Person

– 1971

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Who was Iftikhar Janjua?

Major General Iftikhar Khan Janjua, HJ & Bar, SPk, SQA, of the Pakistan Army is the most senior Pakistani officer to have been killed in action. He is known in Pakistan as the hero of Rann of Kutch, as he was a brigadier in command of 6 Brigade, during the fighting in April 1965 prior to the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. He died in a helicopter crash, in Kashmir, while in command of 23 Infantry Division during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.

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Nationality
  • Pakistan
Died
Dec 9, 1971
Kashmir

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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