Four Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in two incidents near Afghan border: ISPR

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Four Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in two incidents near Afghan border: ISPR

PESHAWAR: Four soldiers of the Pakistan Army were martyred and one sustained injuries in two separate incidents of firing by militants near the Afghan border, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday.
According to a statement issued by ISPR, the first incident occurred in North Waziristan tribal district, where miscreants opened fired on a routine patrolling party of security forces near Abba Khel area of Spinwam tehsil late on Friday night. As a result, 23-year-old Sepoy Akhtar Hussain, a resident of District Baltistan, embraced martyrdom. “In exchange of fire, two miscreants were killed,” the ISPR said.
In a separate incident in Dir, suspected terrorists opened fire from across the Pak-Afghan border on Pakistan Army troops who were busy in border fencing. “3 soldiers embraced shahadat while 1 got injured” in the incident, the military’s media wing said.
The martyred soldiers include Lance Naik Said Amin Afridi, age 28 years resident of District Khyber, Lance Naik Muhammad Shoaib Swati, age 31 years, District Manshera, Sepoy Kashif Ali, age 22 years, resident of District Noshera.

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