SWAT - The 5th death anniversary of TheNation staffer and veteran journalist Siraj ud Din (Shaheed) will be observed today at his residency Fizaghat, Mingora, Swat. The local journalist community would pay rich tributes to the great sacrifices and services offered by the Shaheed journalist during his profession.

In this connection a special ceremony has been arranged to mark the day for the eternal peace of the departed soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with patience.

Siraj ud Din, was a working senior journalist.

He started his journalism in 1983. He was elected twice as Vice Chairman and Vice President of Swat Press Club and Swat Union of Journalists respectively.

He was first seriously injured in a barbaric suicide attack while attending the funeral congregation of late DSP Javed Iqbal in Haji Baba School, Mingora, on February 29, 2008 and later succumbed to injuries.