QUETTA: Seven Frontier Corps personnel and one civilian embraced shahadat in two separate incidents in Balochistan on Tuesday.
Six FC personnel including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a civilian driver embraced martyrdom in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Pir Ghaib, Mach, Balochistan late last night. An FC vehicle, while returning to base camp after routine patrolling duty, was targeted in the attack. The shaheeds include Naib Subedar Ihsan Ullah Khan, Naik Zubair Khan, Naik Ijaz Ahmed, Naik Maula Bux, Naik Noor Muhammad and Driver Abdul Jabbar.
In a separate incident, during exchange of fire near Mand, Kech, Balochistan, Sepoy Imdad Ali embraced shahadat.
On Apr 29, two civilians and one Pakistan Army soldier were martyred as Indian Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Kailer and Rakhchikri sectors along the Line of Control (LoC).
In Kailer Sector, Indian troops targeted Pakistan Army posts with automatic and heavy weapons. However, Pakistan Army responded effectively resulting in heavy losses to Indian troops.
During the exchange of intense fire Lance Naik Ali Baz, 34 years old, resident of District Karak, embraced shahadat.