5 soldiers martyred, one injured in blast near LoC: ISPR

5 soldiers martyred, one injured in blast near LoC: ISPR

Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Five soldiers of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom and one other sustained injuries in an explosion that took place a few metres from the Line of Control in Chamb sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Wednesday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.


The personnel martyred in the incident include: Subedar Muhammad Sadiq, aged 44, resident of village Bandi P/O Jura, tehsil Athmuqam and district Neelam, Sepoy Muhammad Tayyab, aged 26, r/o village Surakhi, tehsil and district Khushab, Naik Sher Zaman, aged 36, r/o village Shamashaki, district Karak, Sepoy Zohaib, aged 20, r/o village Nandi Nar Ghamir Manhdala, tehsil Hajira, district Poonch and Sepoy Ghulam Qasim, aged 22, r/o village Sahiwal, tehsil Sahiwal and district Sargodha.

The nature of the blast, which took place in Barnala tehsil, is being ascertained, the military's media wing said.