Quetta: 5 FC soldiers martyred in Sibi terror attack: ISPR

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Quetta: 5 FC soldiers martyred in Sibi terror attack: ISPR

News Desk :

QUETTA: Five Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were martyred in a terrorist attack in Sangan area of district Sibi, the military’s media wing said on Friday. The terrorist targeted a patrolling vehicle of the FC in the area.

“During the exchange of fire, heavy losses were inflicted on to the terrorists in men and materials,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. The five martyred soldiers were identified as Havildar Zafar Ali Khan, Lance Naik Hidayatullah, Lance Naik Nasir Abbas, Lance Naik Basheer Ahmed, and Sepoy Noorullah.

“A sanitization/search operation is also in progress to block the escape routes of the terrorists and apprehend the perpetrators,” the ISPR said. “Such cowardly acts by inimical elements, backed by hostile intelligence agencies, cannot sabotage the hard-earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan,” the statement said.

Langove condemns the terrorist attack:

Home Minister Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah Langove strongly condemned the terrorist act. He said the law will take its course and that the terrorists would be brought to justice.

“Security forces are determined to neutralize their nefarious designs even at the cost of blood and lives,” it concluded. Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed condemned the terrorist attack and offered prayers for the martyred soldiers.

“Terrorists cannot demoralize us by carrying out such cowardly attacks. The state will fight against terrorists will all its might,” he said, adding that FC Balochistan has made great sacrifices for the country’s safety and security.

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