Two officers were martyred when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded during a sanitisation operation in Balochistan’s Kohlu area, the military's media wing said on Friday
According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a sanitisation operation was initiated on February 10 based on credible intelligence in Kohlu area of Balochistan to 'deny terrorists any liberty of action'
“During the ensuing sanitisation of the area, an IED exploded close to the leading party
Resultantly, two officers – Major Jawad and Captain Sagheer – embraced martyrdom and laid their lives in defence of the motherland against an externally perpetrated threat,” the statement added
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“Such cowardly acts by inimical elements cannot sabotage the hard-earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan
Security Forces are determined to neutralise their nefarious designs even at the cost of blood and lives,” said the ISPR
Last month, a soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom when an IED had exploded in general area Jani Khel of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) Bannu district, the military said
“Sepoy Gul Sher, a 24-year-old resident of Khyber district, embraced shahadat [in the incident],” military’s media, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said in a statement
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