Three personnel of Pakistan army martyred after terrorists from inside Afghanistan opened fire on them
RAWALPINDI ( Web News )
Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border opened fire on Pakistani troops in general area Dewagar, North Waziristan District.
According to ISPR, own troops responded in a befitting manner and as per credible intelligence reports, due to fire of own troops, terrorists suffered heavy casualties.
However, during fire exchange, Havaldar Taimoor resident of Jhelum, age 30 years, Naik Shoaib resident of Attock, age 38 years and Sepoy Saqib Nawaz resident of Sialkot, age 24 years, having fought gallantly, embraced shahadat.
Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expects that Afghan Government will not allow conduct of such activities, in future.
Pak Army is determined to defend Pakistan’s borders against the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave men further strengthen our resolve.
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan has strongly condemned the terrorists firing incident on Pakistani security forces from Afghanistan side and expressed sorrow over the martyrdom of security personnel.
In a statement on Saturday, he said that such incidents are unacceptable and immediate steps are needed to be taken to prevent recurrence in future.
Paying rich tribute to the security forces personnel who sacrificed their lives to protect of motherland, he conveyed deep condolences to the bereaved families of martyred Hawaldar Timur, Naik Shoaib and soldier Saqib Nawaz.