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Indian army organises desert safari to commemorate 50 years of 1965 Indo-Pak war


Indian army organises desert safari to commemorate 50 years of 1965 Indo-Pak war

Amritsar, Aug 28 (ANI): Indian army organised a desert safari to pay tributes to the slain soldiers of 1965 Indo-Pak war at Attari border. The 1965 war was the second war that India and Pakistan fought over Kashmir.

The war ended after the United Nations called for a ceasefire. The commemoration at Attari was part of the desert safari undertaken by Mathura based Strike 1 on behalf of the Sapta Shakti Command.

Seven gypsies of the army unit bearing name plates of the slain soldiers were part of the event. Lt.

Colonel Vikram Singh, who led the rally, said it was their way of paying tributes to the slain soldiers of the war. The team paid homage and respect to the soldiers of the war at various war memorials and also visited young people at various schools en route.

The Desert Safari started on August 16 from Varanasi town. It will have a short stay at Punjab's Gurdaspur before culminating at Delhi on Sunday (August 30).

By the end, the safari would have covered the total distance of mor

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