Pride of Pakistan: Pakistan Navy: Lieutenant Syed Yaser Abbas Shaheed

by on May 25, 2011
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Syed Yaser Abbas Shaheed of Pakistan

Lieutenant Syed Yaser Abbas Shaheed (July 22, 1987 – May 22, 2011) was an aeronautical engineer of Pakistan Navy. He completed his basic education from famous Pakistani school,  Army Public School & Colleges System. He joined Pakistan Navy in 2005 and embraced martyrdom on May 24, 2011 during attack on PNS Mehran. His name has been recommended for Nishan-e-Haider (Pakistan’s highest award for valor). He will be the first person from Pakistan Navy to receive this award.

Yaser was born in a Pakistani army family; his maternal grandfather and father was Colonel in the Medical branch of Pakistan Army. Yaser had three sisters. After doing intermediate from famous Pakistani college Garrison Degree College, Lahore Cantt Yaser appeared for Pakistan Air Force but he was rejected citing eye problem. He was offered education abroad by his father but he refused and appeared for entry in Pakistan Navy. He was selected for 67th CAE/EC course of Aeronautical engineering at College of Aeronautical Engineering, Pakistan Airforce Academy. After graduating from PAF academy, Lt. Yaser was posted at PNS Mehran of Pakistan Navy.

Lt. Yaser was the duty officer and incharge of Quick Reaction Force on the night of May 22, 2011 when terrorists attacked PNS Mehran. On hearing sounds of blasts he rushed to check it but was stopped by Navy guards from going their but without caring for his life and he endangered his life and went to check. He was attacked by terrorists attacking the base but Lt. Yaser kept his ground and engaged terrorists for almost half an hour. During this he received 3 bullets (1 in heart and 2 in abdomen). He was taken to PNS Rahat but embraced martyrdom in operation theatre. He was buried in his native city Lahore on May 23, 2011. Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gilani has recommend Nishan-e-Haider for the gallantry shown by the young officer of Pakistan Navy.

 

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5 Responses to “Pride of Pakistan: Pakistan Navy: Lieutenant Syed Yaser Abbas Shaheed”
  1. maryam says:

    ilike army mn b army join karna chahati ho pppppppppppplllllllllllllzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me to join army.

  2. maryam azam says:

    ilike syed yaser abbas shaheed.ipride of u.

  3. Farhad Khan says:

    We proud of u. you r da people dats save this mother land.. solute u

  4. saaf788 says:

    it is total fraud and fake story..he was calling to hia family when he was killed rather than actively performing his duties.according to media reports.

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