Two soldiers martyred in cross-border attack from Afghanistan
As many as two soldiers of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom and three terrorists were killed while thwarting the terrorists’ attack from inside Afghanistan across the international border on Sunday.
The terrorists had opened fire on a military post in Bajaur District.
The Pakistan Army troops responded in a befitting manner, said ISPR in a statement.
“As per intelligence reports, three terrorists were killed and four others injured in the exchange of fire,” it said.
The martyred soldiers were identified as Sepoy Jamal (resident of Mardan, 28 ) and Sepoy Ayaz (resident of Chitral, 21 ).
The military media wing underscored that Pakistan strongly condemned the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expected that existing and future setup in Afghanistan would not allow such activities against Pakistan.
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Pakistan Army check-post.
In a statement, he said that Pakistan’s armed forces and security forces were sacrificing their lives to establish peace.
He paid tribute to those who sacrificed their lives for the protection of the motherland.habib added that the fence installation on Afghanistan border was underway, and its completion would make the border system more efficient.
“Terrorism could not deter Paksitan Armed forces back from their mission,” the minister said.
Terming martyrs as national heroes, Farrukh Habib prayed for the high ranks of the soldiers who were martyred in the incident.
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