RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Seven Pakistan army soldiers embraced Shahadat (martyrdom) in two separate terrorist incidents in Balochistan, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In a statement on Tuesday, the ISPR said that an FC vehicle returning to the base camp after the routine patrolling duty was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Pir Ghaib of Balochistan’s Mach town late last night.
The ISPR said that the attack resulted in the martyrdom of six soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a civilian driver.
The martyred included Naib Subedar Ihsan Ullah Khan, Naik Zubair Khan, Naik Ijaz Ahmed, Naik Maula Bux, Naik Noor Muhammad, and driver Abdul Jabbar.
In another incident, Sepoy Imdad Ali embraced Shahadat during an exchange of fire with terrorists near Mand area of Kech district in Balochistan.