RAWALPINDI: An officer of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom during firing by terrorists from across the border in Rajgal, Khyber Agency, a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday.
Terrorists fired from across the border on the newly established Pakistani border post in Rajgal, martyring Lieutenant Arsalan Alam, who was commanding the post when he got hit, the ISPR said.
Lieutenant Arsalan Alam was 22 years old, the statement said.
In August, military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said the Operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Valley had been successfully completed.
The operation was launched to wipe out terrorists in the valley by targeting their hideouts.