RAWALPINDI: Three soldiers were martyred and eight others injured when terrorists opened fire on security forces in Balochistan’s Panjgur district, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Tuesday.
The militants carried out the “fire raid” when a security personnel party was on a routine patrol near Gichak valley in Punjgur’s Kahan area, the statement said.
The injured soldiers include an officer. Five of the injured security personnel are in critical condition and have been evacuated to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Quetta, it added.
The incident comes two days after four soldiers were martyred during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan, according to the ISPR. Four terrorists were shot dead by security forces during the operation.