Kech (Web Desk): Two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred defending a security checkpost in District Kech in Balochistan, the military’s media wing stated on Friday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during the exchange of fire, Lance Naik Manzar Abbas, a resident of District Khushab and Sepoy Abdul Fath, a resident of Khuzdar, embraced martyrdom.
The statement added that a search operation is underway in the area to hunt the militants who had fled after the attack.
"Security forces are determined to defeat such acts of inimical elements, aimed at disrupting the peace, stability and progress of Balochistan," said the ISPR statement.
Earlier, on December 14, a Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom when militants targeted a security forces checkpost along Pakistan-Iran border in Abdoi Sector, the ISPR had stasted.
During the heavy exchange of fire, Lance Naik Zaheer Ahmed, resident of Nushki, embraced martyrdom fighting valiantly.
The statement added that security forces also inflicted heavy losses onto the fleeing terrorists.