RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: As many as 12 Pakistan army soldiers embraced martyrdom on Thursday in two separate terrorist attacks near Gwadar and North Waziristan tribal district, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Earlier in the day, six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were martyred in a terror attack near Gwadar.
Later in another incident, a convoy of security forces was targeted by terrorists using an improvised explosive device (IED) near Razmak area of North Waziristan.
Resultantly, one Pakistan army officer and five soldiers embraced martyrdom (Shahadat).
The martyred soldiers in the North Waziristan attack included 24-year-old Captain Umar Farooq, 37-year-old Naib Subedar Riaz Ahmed, 44-year-old Naib Subedar Shakeel Azad, 36-year-old Havaldar Younas Khan, 37-year-old Naik Muhammad Nadeem, and 30-year-old Lance Naik Asmat Ullah.