Seven FC personnel martyred during terrorist attack in Balochistan: ISPR

Seven Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were martyred when terrorists attacked the check post in Harnai District of Balochistan on Saturday night according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

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Seven FC personnel martyred during terrorist attack in Balochistan: ISPR

“Area has been cordoned off and escape routes have been blocked to apprehend fleeing miscreants.” stated ISPR on Twitter. “A large scale search and clearance operation is in progress.”

“Such cowardly acts by inimical elements backed by anti state forces will not be allowed to sabotage hard earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan.” the military’s media wing stated while condemning the terrorist act by anti-state forces.

“Security Forces are determined to thwart their nefarious designs at all costs.” the statement added.

The seven FC soldiers who embraced during the terrorist attack in Balochistan include:

  • Naib Subedar Gulzar, resident of Mianwali, Punjab
  • Sepoy Faisal, resident of Hafizabad, Punjab
  • Sepoy Abdul Wakeel, resident of Pishin, Balochistan
  • Sepoy Sher Zaman, resident of Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Sepoy Jamal, resident of Dera Bugti, Balochistan
  • Abdul Rauf, resident of Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab
  • Faqeer Muhammad, resident of Muzaffargarh, Punjab.

Following the incident, Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the attack and sent his condolences to the families of the martyrs.

“Saddened to hear of 7 brave soldiers martyrdom as a result of terrorist attack on FC post in Harnai Balochistan late last night.” said Prime Minister Imran Khan on Twitter

“My heartfelt condolences & prayers go to their families. Our nation stands with our courageous soldiers who face attacks from Indian backed terrorists.” he added.

In a separate incident on Saturday, four soldiers were martyred in a Pakistan Army helicopter crash in Minimarg village near Gilgit Baltistan.

Read more: 4 Soldiers Martyred as Pakistan Army Helicopter Crashes in GB.

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