FC soldier martyred, two terrorists killed in Kharan operation
QUETTA: A soldier of Frontier Crops Balochistan embraced martyrdom on Friday during an operation in district Kharan in Balochistan.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two terrorists were also killed in an intelligence-based operation conducted by security forces in Hulmerg area of Kharan district.
The two terrorists were involved in various acts of violence and terrorism a significant quantity of arms and ammunition was also recovered, said the military’s press wing.
During the exchange of fire, one soldier named sepoy Fida ur Rehman embraced martyrdom. He was a resident of Mastuj, Chitral.
“Security forces are fully committed to defending the motherland against the nefarious designs of such inimical elements and shall protect the hard-earned peace and stability in Balochistan at any cost,” said the ISPR.
Earlier this month, four soldiers were martyred and eight others injured in two separate attacks in Balochistan. According to the ISPR, at least four terrorists were killed and eight others were injured in one incident
An FC post near Pir Ismail Ziarat in Quetta was targeted by the terrorists leading to an exchange of fire. According to the ISPR, around four terrorists were killed while eight others were injured.
During the exchange of fire, four FC soldiers embraced martyrdom while six soldiers injured In the second incident, terrorists targeted an FC vehicle with an improvised explosive device in Turbat, leaving two soldiers injured.