Major, sepoy martyred in IED blast: ISPR
ISLAMABAD– Two Pakistan Army soldiers embraced martyrdom in an IED blast in Mohmand district on Pak-Afghan border, Inter-Services Public Relations said on Friday.
Director-General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter that the incident took place in the Mohmand District on the Pak-Afghan border, where Major Adeel Shahid was supervising fencing work.
Major Adeel Shahid & Sepoy Faraz Hussain embraced shahadat on Pak-Afg Border in Mohmand Distt. Squad under shaheed offr was supervising fencing work in an area which carried critical infiltration route. Shaheeds fell victim to an IED planted by terrorists from across the border. pic.twitter.com/NtEVllHqtq
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) September 20, 2019
This comes a week after four Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in Dir and North Waziristan when terrorists opened fire on them from across the border.
The soldiers were on regular duty patrolling the Abba Khel, Spinwam area near the Afghan border when they came under attack.