Three soldiers martyred, five terrorists killed in a cross border attack at Durand Line
RAWALPINDI: Five terrorists were killed as Pakistan Army repulsed multiple cross-border attacks and fire raids on its posts along Pakistan-Afghanistan border area in North Waziristan Agency on Friday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
"Terrorists from across the Pak-Afghan border attempted multiple physical and fire raids on Pakistan Army posts in Shawal, North Waziristan Agency," the ISPR said in a statement.
"Security forces valiantly repulsed all attempts to overrun posts and inflicted major damage."
During the exchange of fire, three Pakistan Army soldiers also embraced martyrdom, the ISPR added.
The martyrs included Havaldar Iftikhar, resident of Sargodha, Sepoy Aftab from Chitral and Sepoy Usman resident from Gujarat.