RAWALPINDI: As many as five soldiers of Pakistan Army martyred after terrorists from across the border attempted physical attack on three border security posts located in Mohmand Agency, Pakistan Army’s public affairs department said on Monday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists from across the border attempted physical attack on three Pakistan Border Posts in Mohmand Agency last night.
Effective presence, vigilance and response repulsed terrorists attempt, the ISPR said. However, in exchange of fire five soldiers embraced martyrdom.
The martyred troops include Nk Sanaullah, Nk Safdar, Sepoy Altaf, Sepoy Nek Muhammad, and Sepoy Anwar.
The ISPR said over ten terrorists have reportedly been killed.
The ISPR said Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated response by Pakistani troops to the last night’s attack in Mohmand Agency by terrorists who reportedly came from across the border.
The COAS emphasized the need for required physical presence on Afghan side of the border for matching and effective border security, Pakistan Army’s public affairs department said.
He said terrorists are common threat and must be denied freedom of movement and action along the border.
Expressing grief on loss of precious lives, the Army Chief hailed the sacrifices made by brave sons of soil.