A Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was martyred and two others were injured as a result of the firing of terrorists on a security post across the Pak-Afghan border.
According to Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists opened fire on a security force post in Zhob district of Balochistan.
FC personnel Naik Fakhr Abbas, 22, was martyred and two others were injured in the firing.
The statement said that effective border management was essential for the prevention of cross-border terrorism and that Pakistan had been raising the issue of effective border management with the Afghan authorities.
It should be noted that there has been an increase in cross-border firing incidents on the Pak-Afghan border and there have been several incidents in the past in which Pakistani citizens and Pak Army soldiers have been targeted.
On October 14, a young Pakistani soldier was martyred and another wounded when cross-border terrorists opened fire on a security forces checkpoint on the Pak-Afghan border in the Bajaur tribal region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The ISPR said that security forces opened fire on a border post in Bajaur, as a result of which Hawaldar Tanveer was martyred.
Earlier on September 22, a young Pakistani soldier was martyred as a result of cross-border firing at a security forces check post on the Pak-Afghan border.
On August 5, a Frontier Corps youth was martyred and two others were injured in various incidents of cross-border terrorists and attacks on security posts by Afghan Border Police.