RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: A Pakistan Army Major and a Sepoy embraced martyrdom at Pak-Afghan border as a result of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In a tweet on Friday, the Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said that the blast occurred in Mohmand tribal area wherein an IED planted by terrorists from across the border exploded.
Resultantly, Major Adeel Shahid and Sepoy Faraz Hussain embraced martyrdom.
The director general ISPR said that Pakistan Army’s squad under the martyred officer was supervising fencing work in an area which carried critical infiltration route.
“Shaheeds (martyrs) fell victim to an IED planted by terrorists from across the border,” he told.