RAWALPINDI: Four Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in Dir and North Waziristan on Saturday when terrorists opened fire on them from across the Pak-Afghan border.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the incident happened when the soldiers were on regular duty patrolling the Abba Khel, Spinwam area late last night near the Pak-Afghan border.
The martyred included Sepoy Akhtar Hussain, 23, a resident of Baltistan.
The media’s military wing added in exchange of fire, two miscreants were killed.
In a separate incident on the Pak-Afghan Border in Dir, three soldiers embraced martyrdom while one was wounded when a suspected terrorist opened fire.
The martyred include Lance Naik Said Amin Afridi, 28, a resident of Khyber, Lance Naik Muhammad Shoaib Swati, 31, who hailed from Manshera and Sepoy Kashif Ali, 22, a resident of Nowshera.
The Foreign Office summoned Afghan charge d’ affaires to record protest, following the incident.
According to the FO, the Afghan charge d’ affaires was handed over a demarche condemning firing on army personnel who were busy in installing the fence on the border.