5 Pakistan Army personnel were martyred in a landmine explosion in Balochistan
An improvised explosive device exploded during an intelligence-based clearance operation by the army in Kahan area of Balochistan on Sunday, resulting in the martyrdom of five personnel, including a captain and four soldiers.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of the Pakistan Army has said in its press release that Captain Fahad laid down his life in defense along with four other brave sons of the soil, Lance Naik Imtiaz, Sepoy Asghar, Sepoy Mehran and Sepoy Shimoon. What did of the motherland. Hugging martyrdom while giving offerings. Against the external threat of terrorism.”
The statement further said that this operation was ongoing from December 24, 2022 in Kahan area of Balochistan.
Earlier, one soldier was martyred and two were injured in an exchange of fire with terrorists during an intelligence-based operation in Sambaza area of Zhob region of Balochistan.
In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that operations have been launched in the area for the past 96 hours to identify several suspected routes for terrorists to enter Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through the Pak-Afghan border. can go. Can be prevented from using. Targeted civilians and security forces.
According to the Public Relations Department of the Pakistan Army (ISPR), a clearance operation is underway in Kahan area of Balochistan on the basis of secret information from yesterday. During the operation, Captain Fahad, four other brave soldiers, Naik Imtiaz with Lance, Sepoy Asghar, Sepoy Mehran and Sepoy Shimoon were martyred as a result of the mine explosion.
ISPR says that the soldiers of the security forces sacrificed their lives in defense of the motherland against terrorism.
“As a result of continuous surveillance and cleaning of the area, a group of terrorists were nabbed early today. Setting up blockade positions to block their escape routes, the terrorists opened fire on the security forces. Done,” the statement said.
In the exchange of fire, one terrorist was killed while Sepoy Haq Nawaz was martyred and two soldiers were injured. It said that the terrorists were also assisted by their facilitators from across the border through firing.
ISPR said that a clearance operation is underway in the area to arrest the remaining criminals.
The spokesman of the Pakistan Army said that such cowardly actions of the enemy elements cannot sabotage the peace and prosperity of Balochistan, the Pakistan Army is determined to destroy the evil intentions of the enemy.
According to ISPR, an operation is underway in the area to arrest the people involved in the incident.
Condemnation of Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah expressed deep grief and sorrow over the martyrdom of Captain Fahad and his other colleagues as a result of a landmine blast during a clearance operation in Kahan Balochistan and prayed for the elevation of the ranks of the martyrs.
Rana Sanaullah said that the entire nation pays tribute to the spirit of patriotism and martyrdom of the officers and men of Pakistan Army.
He said that he has fought against terrorism before and will continue to fight with full force.
The Federal Interior Minister said that every terrorist and enemy of the country will be wiped out. May Allah raise the ranks of our martyrs and give patience to their families.
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