Battle of Asal Uttar

The Battle of Asal Uttar is one of the decisive battles fought during the Indo-Pakistani war of 1965. It was took place when the Pakistani Army captured the Indian town of Khem Karan, located 5km away from the international border. The Indian side retaliated and pushed the Pakistani Army near Asal Uttar. The Indian ArmyÂ’s resistance near Khem Karan is one of the key turning points of the war, as it provided significant advantage for India.
Indian Army recently held a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Asal Uttar and commemorate Company Quarter Master Havildar (CQMH) Abdul Hamid at his war memorial in Punjab. CQMH Abdul Hamid had knocked out seven enemy tanks with a recoil-less gun.

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