Lieutenant Faiz Sultan Awan Shaheed gave away his life and embraced shahadat in the duty while combating miscreants from their well-sought location at the top of Zaray Sir in Mohmand Agency on June 11 2009. He was born on Sept 3, 1985. He was the eldest among five siblings and established his early schooling from F G Public School, Kharian, and afterward from Military College, Jhelum.
Faiz had crowded his backpack with eight extra magazines of bullets and six hand grenades. He led his men with very good bravery, eliminating more than 30 dangerous and compliant terrorists before a volley of ammunition, including one from a 12.7 caliber heavy machine gun, hit his upper body. Faiz embraced shahadat at that moment.
May Allah take it easy his soul in everlasting residence and endowment power to his family members and friends to endure his premature disappearance from this earthly world. Faiz, we are pompous of you and we salutation of your forfeit and commitment and guarantee you that we will not let the enemy of your and our motherland accomplish something in achieving their threatening designs. Long live the martyr of the Operation Rah-e-Haq.