Three Pakistani soldiers martyred in exchange of fire from across borders of Afghanistan
RAWALPINDI – At least three Pakistani soldiers have been martyred due to firing from neighbouring Afghanistan in Kurram district, the military’s media wing said Tuesday.
The Inter Services Public Relations Pakistan said Pakistani troops responded in a befitting manner and terrorists also suffered heavy casualties.
However, during the exchange of fire, three Pakistan Army soldiers embraced martyrdom, the ISPR added.
During the gunfight, Naik Muhammad Rehman, Naik Moeez Khan, and Irfan Ullah having fought gallantly and embraced martyrdom.
The development comes as Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has stepped up attacks since the group unilaterally walked out of a months-long ceasefire agreement – brokered by the Afghan Taliban.