One soldier martyred, three injured in terrorist attack near Turbat: ISPR

One soldier martyred, three injured in terrorist attack near Turbat: ISPR

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): One soldier was martyred and three injured after terrorists opened fire at them during a routine patrolling near Turbat city of Balochistan on Saturday.


According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), a terrorist fire raid on security forces during routine patrolling near Pidarak area of Kech, approximately 35 Kilometers South East of Turbat, Balochistan.

During exchange of fire, Lance Naik Javed Karim embraced shahadat while three soldiers got injured, the military's media wing said.

The security forces cordoned off the area for search of terrorists.

On July 14, three soldiers embraced martyrdom and eight other including an officer were injured in an ambush on their convoy near Gichak valley in province's Panjgur district.

Two days earlier on July 12, four soldiers of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom when terrorists opened fire during an Intelligence-based operation in K-P’s North Waziristan tribal district.

In June, two soldiers embraced martyrdom when their patrolling vehicle was targeted through an improvised explosive device (IED) in North Waziristan bordering Afghanistan.