Pakistani soldier martyred in Afghan cross border firing: ISPR

Soldier martyred in cross-border terrorist attack from Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI: A cross-border terrorist attack has once again taken place on the Pakistan-Afghan border.

According to the Pakistan Army Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists opened fire on the Pak-Afghan border in Lower Dir. The firing took place at a military post from Afghan territory.

According to ISPR, the Pakistan Army responded immediately to the incident. One terrorist was killed and three others were injured in retaliatory firing by the Pakistan Army. 

A young man of the Pak Army has been martyred as a result of firing by terrorists. Shaheed Hawaldar Gul Amir, 36 years old, belonged to Lakki Marwat, was martyred. There have been several incidents in the past in which Pakistani civilians and soldiers have been targeted.

Read more: Three Levies personnel martyred in Ziyarat’s landmine blast

Also in May, four FC personnel were martyred and six others were injured as a result of cross-border firing on the Pak-Afghan border. Moreover, at least three personnel of the Levies Force were martyred and as many injured when their vehicle hit a landmine in Balochistan’s Ziarat district on Thursday.

The incident took place in the Mangi Dame area of the district. The martyred men include Rasaldar Major Mir Zaman, Naib Rasaldar Mudasir, and Sepoy Zainullah. Provincial government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani has confirmed the development, saying that the injured were sent to a hospital in Quetta for treatment.

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