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Seven soldiers martyred in two separate terror attacks in Balochistan

Terrorists targeted a vehicle of the Frontier Corps in Mach using improvised explosive devices, ISPR said.
Updated 19 May 2020
  • Terrorists targeted a vehicle of the Frontier Corps in Mach using improvised explosive devices, ISPR said.

Seven soldiers were martyred on Monday night in two separate terror attacks in Balochistan.

According to a press release by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Tuesday, terrorists targeted a vehicle of the Frontier Corps (FC) in Mach using improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The FC vehicle was returning to base camp following a routine patrolling duty.

"6 personnel including a Junior Commissioned Officer ( JCO) and a civilian driver embraced shahadat," the ISPR said. The martyred soldiers have been identified as Naib Subedar Ihsan Ullah Khan, Naik Zubair Khan, Naik Ijaz Ahmed, Naik Maula Bux, Naik Noor Muhammad and Abdul Jabbar.

In another incident, Sepoy Imdad Ali was martyred during exchange of fire near Mand, Kech, Balochistan, the army's media wing said.