QUETTA – At least three soldiers embraced martyrdom after a improvised explosive device (IED) went off when a convoy of Pakistan Army was passing from Awaran area of Balochistan on Thursday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations, a media cell of the army, the martyrs included Captain Taha, Sepoy Kamran Satti and Sepoy Mahattar Jan. In the attack, two others sustained injuries.

On Wednesday, at least one person was killed and 18, including two women and civil judges injured after a bomb blast exploded targeting a van of judges near Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar.

On Monday, a deadly suicide attack occurred in Lahore which claimed 13 lives, including two senior police officers.