Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Four Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers, including a Junior Commissioned Officer, were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) an IED attack on Marget-Quetta road on Monday.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists targeted Frontier Corps troops, employed for security of Marget Mines.
The four soldiers who embrace martyrdom included Subedar Sardar All Khan, a resident of Village Wanda Lungar Kel in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Lakki Marwat District, Sepoy Musaddaf Hussain, a resident of Chak 272 EB in Punjab’s Vehari District, Sepoy Muhammad Anwar, a resident of Wanda Talgi in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Dera Ismail Khan District, and Sepoy Awais Khan, a resident of Village Bandal in Azad Kashmir’s Neelum District.
A large scale area sanitization operation by FC Balochistan to hunt the terrorists is underway.
“Such cowardly acts by inimical elements cannot sabotage the hard earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan,” the statement said.
The ISPR statement added that the security forces are determined to neutralize their nefarious designs even at the cost of blood and lives.