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V Corps (Pakistan)

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The V Corps, also known as Victory Corps, is an administrative corps of Pakistan Army assigned in Karachi, Sindh province of Pakistan. [1]

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Active duty

Active duty is a full-time occupation as part of a military force, as opposed to reserve duty.

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Ahsan Azhar Hayat Khan

H.E. Lieutenant General Ahsan Azhar Hayat (born 1952), Jatt Khattar of Wah, Pakistan, is a retired general officer of the Pakistan Army.

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Ahsan Saleem Hayat

General Ahsan Saleem Hayat (Urdu: احسن سلیم حیات; born 10 January 1948), is a retired four-star general who served as the vice chief of army staff of the Pakistan Army from 2004 until his retirement in 2007.

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Arif Bangash

Lieutenant General (R) Muhammad Arif Bangash is a retired Pakistan Army three-star general who served as governor of the North-West Frontier province of Pakistan.

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Asif Nawaz

General Asif Nawaz Janjua (آصف نواز جنجوعہ 3 January 1937 – 8 January 1993).

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Awards and decorations of the Pakistan Armed Forces

The awards and decorations of the Pakistan Armed Forces recognize a service member's service and personal accomplishments while a member of the Pakistan armed forces.

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Balochistan, Pakistan

Balochistan (bəloːt͡ʃɪs't̪ɑːn) (بلوچِستان), is one of the five provinces of Pakistan.

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Chief of Army Staff (Pakistan)

The Chief of Army Staff (سربراہ پاک فوج) (reporting name: COAS), is a military appointment and statutory office held by the four-star rank army general in the Pakistan Army, who is appointed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan and final confirmation by the President of Pakistan.

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Chief Secretary Sindh

The Chief Secretary Sindh, also referred to as CS Sindh, is the bureaucratic chief and highest-ranking official of the Government of Sindh.

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Corps (plural corps; via French, from the Latin corpus "body") is a term used for several different kinds of organisation.

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General officer

A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.

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Hyderabad, Sindh

Hyderabad (Sindhi and حيدرآباد; is a city located in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Located 140 kilometres east of Karachi, Hyderabad is the 2nd largest in Sindh province, and the 8th largest city in Pakistan. Founded in 1768 by Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro of the Kalhora Dynasty, Hyderabad served as the Kalhoro, and later Talpur, capital until the British transferred the capital to Karachi in 1843.

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II Corps (Pakistan)

The II Corps, known as II Strike Corps or Army Reserve South, is army corps of Pakistan Army stationed in Multan, Punjab Province of Pakistan.

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Insurgency in Balochistan

The insurgency in Balochistan is a guerrilla war waged by Baloch nationalists against the governments of Pakistan and Iran in the Balochistan region, which covers Balochistan Province in southwestern Pakistan, Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran, and the Balochistan region of southern Afghanistan.

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Iqbal Khan (general)

General Mohammad Iqbal Khan (Urdu:اقبال خان‬‎), was a retired four-star rank army general in the Pakistan Army who served as the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from being appointed in 1980 until 1984.

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IV Corps (Pakistan)

The IV Corps is one of military administrative corps of Pakistan Army.

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Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee

The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (جوانٹ چيفس ﺁف اسٹاف كميٹى; JCSC), is an administrative body of senior high-ranking uniformed military leaders of the unified Pakistan Armed Forces who advises the civilian Government of Pakistan, National Security Council, Defence Minister, President and Prime minister of Pakistan on important military and non-military strategic matters.

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Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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Kargil War

The Kargil War (करगिल युद्ध, kargil yuddh, کرگل جنگ kargil jang), also known as the Kargil conflict, was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district of Kashmir and elsewhere along the Line of Control (LOC).

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Lieutenant general

Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.

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Malir Cantonment

The Malir Cantonment (ملیر چھاؤنی) is a cantonment town of the city of Karachi, in Sindh, Pakistan.

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Naveed Mukhtar

Naveed Mukhtar is a three-star rank Pakistan Army Lieutenant-General and the current Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence, the premier intelligence agency of Pakistan.

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Operation Clean-up

Operation Clean-up (other codename: Operation Blue Fox), was an armed military intelligence program led by the Sindh Police and Pakistan Rangers, with an additional assistance from the Pakistan Army and its related intelligence agencies.

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Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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Pakistan Army

Pakistan Army (پاک فوج Pak Fauj (IPA: pɑk fɒ~ɔd͡ʒ); Reporting name: PA) is the land-based force of the Pakistan Armed Forces.

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Pano Akil

Pano Akil (پنّوعاقِل), is a tehsil of Sukkur District in the Sindh province of Pakistan.

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Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf (پرویز مشرف; born 11 August 1943) is a Pakistani politician and a retired four-star army general who was the tenth President of Pakistan from 2001 until tendering resignation, to avoid impeachment, in 2008.

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Punjab, Pakistan

Punjab (Urdu, Punjabi:, panj-āb, "five waters") is Pakistan's second largest province by area, after Balochistan, and its most populous province, with an estimated population of 110,012,442 as of 2017.

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Shahid Baig Mirza

Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza is the Commander of V Corps in Karachi.

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Sindh (سنڌ; سِندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, in the southeast of the country.

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Lieutenant-General Zaheer-ul-Islam, HI (M), (ﻇﻬﻴﺮ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ) is a former Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI); he was appointed to the position on 9 March 2012.

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1999 Pakistani coup d'état

The 1999 Pakistani coup d'état was a bloodless coup d'état in which the Pakistan Army and then-Chief of Army Staff and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Pervez Musharraf, seized the control of the civilian government of publicly elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 12 October 1999.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_Corps_(Pakistan)

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