PAKISTAN

Three Pakistani soldiers embraced martyrdom in terrorist attack from across Afghan border

RAWALPINDI – Scores of terrorists have been killed and injured when a group of 60-70 terrorists from across the border from bases in Afghanistan attacked troops undertaking fencing effort along Pak-Afghan Border, in Alwara, North Waziristan.

According to ISPR,Pakistan Army effectively responded and repulsed the attack in the area.

In exchange of fire three soldiers Lance Naik Ali, Lance Naik Nazeer and Sepoy Imdad Ullah embraced Shahadat while seven got injured.

While Pakistan security forces are solidifying border security through fencing and construction of forts to deny liberty of action to the terrorists, Afghan Security Forces and the authorities need to have more effective control in border region to support Pakistan’s efforts as well as deny use of Afghan soil against Pakistan.

ISPR statement said Pakistan’s fencing effort shall continue despite all such impediments.

Chairman Senate Muhammd Sadiq Sanjrani has strongly condemned the terrorist attack along Pak-Afghan border.

In a statement, he paid tribute to the soldiers of Pakistan Army who embraced martyrdom, saying the entire nation stands with security forces to protect the motherland.

Chairman Senate said Pakistan wants peace and would continue its efforts to maintain peace in the region.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashis Awan has strongly condemned the attack from across border on security forces.

In a statement, she said Afghanistan soil should not be used for terrorism against Pakistan.