As many as two soldiers of Pakistan Army on Monday embraced martyrdom while thwarting terrorists’ attack on security forces in Bloro area of Bajaur District and killed four terrorists in prompt response.
The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a news release, said, “On 21st March, terrorists fired on security forces in Bloro, Bajaur District. Own troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists’ location. Resultantly, four terrorists got killed”.
Four Terrorists Killed
On the 21st of March, terrorists fired on security forces in Bloro, #Bajaur District. Our troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists.
— Pakistan Armed Forces 🇵🇰 (@PakistanFauj) March 22, 2022
The martyred soldiers who after having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat (martyrdom) during intense exchange of fire were identified as Naib Subedar lshtiaq (age 44 years, resident of Nowshera) and Sepoy Kamran (age 21 years, resident of Orakzai). Due to the terrorists’ fire, three innocent civilians (Asmat, Ilham and Bahadur) also embraced Shahadat.
It added that a cache of weapons and ammunition was also recovered from the killed terrorists.
The killed terrorists remained actively involved in terrorist activities against the security forces.
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“Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers and innocent citizens further strengthen our resolve”, it said.