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Four FC personnel martyred during cross-border attack in Balochistan

RAWALPINDI: Four Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were martyred while six others were injured after being ambushed near the Pak-Afghan border in Balochistan.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that terrorists attacked the security personnel from across the border during a fencing activity near the Zhob area of Balochistan

“Today during fencing activity in Manzakai Sector, Distt Zhob, Balochistan along Pakistan – Afghanistan Border, Terrorists from across Afghanistan ambushed FC troops moving for fencing,” it said.

As a result, four FC soldiers embraced martyrdom while six others were injured, while the troops responded promptly against the ambush.

The military’s press wing said the injured are being shifted to the Combined Military Hospital, Quetta. The martyred included Havaldar Noor Zaman, Sepoy Shakeel Abbas, Sepoy Ehsan Ullah and Naik Sultan.