PESHAWAR: At least two soldiers of the Pak-Army martyrdom when terrorists ambushed a military convoy in the Hassan Khel area near Peshawar.
The military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), claimed in a statement that terrorists ambushed a convoy in the Hassan Khel area on Tuesday.
The forces immediately reacted by taking a defensive formation to repel the attack. During intense exchange of fire, three terrorists were killed while two soldiers embraced martyrdom.
The soldiers were identified as 30-year-old Lance Naik Muhammad Panah, a resident of Jafarabad, and 36-year-old Frontier Constabulary official Shams Ullah.
The martyrdom of the two soldiers, the military said, only made them more resolute.
The military said they had recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition from the terrorists while a search operation was launched for their surviving accomplices in the area.
Officials said that the terrorists were involved in attacks on security forces in the area and other attacks in the region.