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Sherpur freed on Dec 7

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Rafiqul Islam , Sherpur :
Sherpur was freed  from the occupation forces of Pakistan on December, 2017. Muktibahini of Bangla and  the Allied Forces of India jointly struggled against the Pak Army to free Sherpur.
Sherpur, Jamalpur, Kamalpur and Tangail were under sector-11 and  Colonel Taher was the commander of it. 84 brave sons of Sherpur gave life while fighting with the Pakistani forces. Battle took place in 30-40 places in five upazilas of Sherpur district.
On April 26, 1971 Pakistani occupation forces entered in Sherpur town and started mortal shelling. They killed the priest of Shanibigraha temple. Then they carried out reckless looting, arson, grabbing, raping, and brutal mass killing.
 Pakistani army killed 187 innocent men and children at the village of Sohagpur in Nalitabari on July 25, 1971.
With the help of local brokers Pak army attacked Jagotpur of Sreebardi and killed 61 innocent villagers.
Sector-11 commander Colonel Taher , on November 13 ordered the freedom fighters to attack the enemies. 14 November 1971, on Sherpur-Bakshigonj road, freedom fighters attacked the pak army and killed Major Ayub including two platoon soldiers of pak army.
On 24 November Pakistani occupation forces brutally killed 47 people including freedom fighters at the Surjadi village of Kamaria union under Sherpur sadar upazila
Pak army of the Kamlapur camp surrendered on 4 December as a continuous protest against them of the freedom fighters. At one stage they lost morale and went back to Jamalpur PTI camp  at night of 6th December 2017.
7 December, 1971 Sherpur was freed from the Pakistani forces. Indian Allied Forces commander Jagjit Singh Arora landed in a helicopter on Shaheed Darg Ali park in Sherpur town on that day.  People of Sherpur welcomed him and flew the flag of independent bangla.

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