Two soldiers martyred, 3 injured in Mohmand landmine blast

01:25 PM | 29 Dec, 2018
Two soldiers martyred, 3 injured in Mohmand landmine blast
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PESHAWAR - Two soldiers of Pakistan Army died and three others injured in a landmine blast in an area of Mohmand.

According to district administration, the security forces were on a routine search operation in a village, Jaroobi Darrah, when a landmine exploded.

The injured were shifted to the Peshawar Hospital immediately.

The martyred soldier was identified as Sepoy Mohammad Kaleem and Naib Subedar Shehzad.

Soon after the bomb attack, security forces cordoned off the area and began a search operation.

The funeral prayers for the martyred soldiers have been offered.

In October, a Khassadar personnel embraced martyrdom in a landmine explosion at the Safi tehsil in the Mohmand tribal district.

The khassadar identified as Essa Khan was on his way when he stepped over a landmine at Alingar area in Safi tehsil.

As a result, he sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Later, he was laid to rest with the state honours at his native graveyard in Alingar area.