Pakistan Army soldier martyred in another terror attack from inside Afghanistan

09:15 AM | 1 Oct, 2022
Pakistan Army soldier martyred in another terror attack from inside Afghanistan
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RAWALPINDI – A soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred in another cross-border attack from Afghanistan in the Kurram district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the military’s media wing said on Friday.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the militants opened fire on Pakistani soldiers in the general area of Kharlachi in Kurram district around 15km southwest of Parachinar.

It said Pakistani troops responded in a befitting manner and terrorists suffered heavy casualties.

During the exchange of fire, Sepoy Jamshed Iqbal, a 27-year-old soldier, having fought gallantly, embraced martyrdom.

The Army’s media wing further condemned the use of Afghan soil by terror groups against Pakistan and expects that the interim Afghan government will not allow the conduct of such activities, in the future.

Pakistan Army is fully determined to defend its borders against the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of brave soldiers further strengthen the resolve, ISPR reiterated.

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