RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistan Army personnel including a Captain embraced martyrdom when terrorists targeted the security forces using an improvised explosive device (IED) in Khuda Bux Bazar near Pasni in Balochistan.
The martyred personnel have been identifed as Captain Affan Masood and Sepoy Babar Zaman, media wing of armed forces, the Inter Services Public Relations reported.
According to the ISPR, search operation was launched in the area to apprehend the culprits.
The ISPR in its statement said that such cowardly acts by inimical elements, backed by hostile intelligence agencies cannot sabotage the hard earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan. It said that security forces were determined to neutralize such nefarious designs at all costs.
On July 5, three soldiers of Pakistan Army were martyred and one other got injured in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan.
Government sources had revealed that the attack took place in village Hassan Khel of tehsil Speen Wam.