RAWALPINDI: Five soldiers of the Pakistan Army lost their lives while performing election duties on Wednesday, military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday.
In a tweet, the DG ISPR said the soldiers embraced martyrdom when their vehicle fell off a cliff. The incident took place when they were delivering election material.
“Five more sons of soil embraced Shahadat (Martyred) while serving the nation during Elections duty. Vehicle after delivering election material at NA-12 RO office fell 250 feet down the cliff on a roadside. No sacrifice is more sacred than the lives sacrificed in the line of duty,” said he in a tweet.