At least three FC soldiers martyred and over a dozen injured in a deadly terrorist attack
PESHAWAR – At least three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were martyred and nearly 20 others injured in a terrorist attack on a security check post in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Tank district.
District Police officer Waqar Ahmed Khan told local media that terrorists attacked the FC line in the northwestern region. Three militants were killed during the exchange of fire that began late on Tuesday night and continued till the wee hours of Wednesday.
The injured personnel were rushed to the district medical care where an emergency was declared while security forces reached the area.
The recent terror incident comes days after four Pakistani troops were martyred in North Waziristan's Hassan Khel area during an exchange of fire with terrorists.
The military media wing said a group of terrorists attempted to infiltrate Pakistan at midnight, but forces thwarted their attempt with timely response.