Stories Of Sector 5

Statement of Sub-Sector Commander Colonel Retd. Helal Uddin

Helal Uddin, a young Bengali Captain of Pakistan Army was on duty at the bordering area of Shiyalcoat of West Pakistan. When the Liberation War begins, he crossed the border to India risking his life; and joined the war

Statement of Freedom Fighter BM Khasru

Bazlul Majid Khasru was a youth of 19, student of Sunamganj College. Being an activist of progressive student organization, he was actively involved with the independence movement

Statement of two Sisters from the Field Hospital

Shakti Debi Kanon and Manju Rani Debi—sisters. Both were teenagers back in 1971. Kanon was just admitted to Sylhet Womens College after passing Matriculation and Manju was a student of class 10 in Kishori Mohan Girls School.

Statement of Freedom Fighter Mr. Sadhan Bhadra

Sadhan Bhadra of sunamganj town of Ukil Para was a college going young man in 1971. When Pakistani army entered in Sunamganj town in 28 March, he participated into the resistance fight

Survivor Statement of Ranigonj Genocide

Pakistani army along with their collaborator razakars attacked Raniganj Bazaar on 1 September in 1971. They have captivated and killed approximately 150 local and outsider sellers and buyers.

Sreepur Killing

Sreepur is a village under Pandagaon union under Doarabazaar sub-district of Sunamganj district. The backswamp is in the west of the village and the SuramaRiver has encircled the village

Tale of Legendary Freedom Fighter Kakon Bibi

Kakon Bibi is a legendary woman freedom-fighter under Bashtola sub-sector. Her real name was Kaket and she belong to Khasia ethnic group. Her ancestral home was in Meghalaya in India, in the Natrai village

Genocide SriRamsi

On 29 August two Razakars from Chilaura of Jagannathpur came to the village and suggested the youngsters to join the herd of the Razakars. People with the spirit of freedom drove them away.

Killing of Father and Son at Chatak Bazar

Shamsu Mia’s nephew Moazzem Hossain Choudhury (Suja) was nine/ten years old. In his reminiscence he says- on 28 April, the Pakistani army approached Chatak after they destroyed Sylhet and the Razakars welcomed

Killing and Rape by Pakistan Army at Hada-Pandob area

After the Chatak cement factory war at end of October a defense was created by the freedom-fighters in Pandab village of Islampur union. Some of the freedom-fighters of Banshtala sub -sectors were from Papa Company

Pakistan Armys atrocity in Tengra Tilla area

The bunker in Tengratila was the prison for Bengali women. They would capture women from nearby and sexually assaulted captivating them in the bunker, many women became pregnant

Eye Witness Statement of Chondro Bibi

They tried to catch her but luckily she managed to escape along with her children. She hid with others in a ditch at the backyard and waited for the army to leave. After a while, she heard gunshots

A Survivor from Pakistani Killing

A soldier caught him and tried to kill him by putting the gun inside his mouth. But brave Mosadder Ali did not give up, jostling with the soldier. However, he was fasting and after a while he became tired

Noingao Genocide

2nd week of August 1971, the notorious Razakar commander “Fokir Chairman” brought the Pakistam army to this village. Army full of two vassals came from Chattak and and start their operation

Battle of Mohobbotpur

While they were taking rest near a shrine, another big group of Pakistan army attacked them very closely under cover of paddy field. The battle was face to face. Nine freedom fighters were killed by army

Statement of the driver of Pakistan army

Allaudin was returning from Sylhet driving Major Shawkat's Jeep .The Jeep was stopped before the bridge.He claims that he eyewitness the killing of 17 young innocent on that day

Madhobpur Genocide

A group of young Bengalis were taking down from the Pakistani army vehicle, their hand were tightly tied. The army forced them to dig the grave. When the digging was done they started to shot