Soldier martyred in cross-border terror assault from Afghanistan


A soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom on Thursday throughout a terrorist assault from inside Afghanistan throughout the worldwide border, the navy mentioned.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists opened fireplace on Pakistani troops within the basic space of Kharlachi in Kurram district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Ok-P).

“Own troops responded in a befitting manner. As per credible intelligence reports, due to fire of own troops, terrorists suffered heavy casualties,” it added.

The ISPR mentioned that throughout the trade of fireplace, a 27-year-old resident of Chiniot Sepoy Jamshed Iqbal, having fought gallantly, embraced martyrdom.

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“Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expects that the interim Afghan government will not allow the conduct of such activities, in future,” the navy’s media wing warned.

It mentioned that the Pakistan Army is set to defend Pakistan’s borders towards the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of courageous troopers additional strengthen the resolve.

On Sunday, two troopers of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom in an improvised explosive system (IED) explosion within the General Area Esham of the North Waziristan district.

The ISPR, the media wing of the navy, mentioned that the IED exploded on Saturday, by which Naib Subedar Javed Iqbal (42), a resident of Attock, and Naik Hussain Ahmed (38), a resident of Okara, embraced Shahadat.

The ISPR mentioned that clearance of the realm was being carried out to eradicate any terrorists within the space.

On September 19, the terrorists from inside Afghanistan opened fireplace on the Pakistani troops usually space Dwatoi, which was responded in a befitting method.