Rawalpindi (Web Desk): A Pakistan Army major embraced martyrdom and a soldier was injured in an exchange of fire with terrorists in Kahan area in Awaran district of Balochistan, the military's media wing said on Friday.
According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists attacked a security forces post last night, which was repulsed after which the escaping terrorists were pursued into the nearby mountains.
The military's media wing stated that at one of the blocking positions established to cut off fleeing terrorists, a heavy exchange of fire took place between terrorists and security forces.
"During the skirmish, a valiant son of soil Major Shahid Basheer embraced Shahadat and another soldier got injured while causing heavy losses to the terrorists," the ISPR said.
The ISPR statement added that the security forces, in step with the nation, remain determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging the peace, stability and progress of Balochistan.