A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred and three injured in yet another cowardly attack by terrorists during a routine patrolling near Balochistan’s Turbat city, the military media wing said on Saturday.
According to ISPR, “Terrorists fire, raid on security forces near Pidarak, district Kech, approx. 35 [kilometres] South East of Turbat, Balochistan”.
The terrorists opened fire on security forces during routine patrolling near Pidarak in Kech district, approximately 35 kilometres southeast of Turbat. During the exchange of fire, Lance Naik Javed Karim embraced martyrdom, while three soldiers were left injured.
Security forces have sealed the area and launched a search operation for the terrorists, the ISPR added.
Earlier this month, three soldiers embraced martyrdom and eight other including an officer were injured in an attack on their convoy near Gichak valley in province’s Panjgur district.
In its statement, the ISPR had said the security forces were patrolling near Gichak valley in the Panjgur district when the incident took place.
“Three soldiers embraced shahadat [martyrdom] while eight soldiers received injuries, including an officer. Five injured are critical,” it said.