Two Pakistan Army soldiers embraced martyrdom in a gunfight with terrorists in Harnai, Balochistan on Sunday, according to the military’s media affairs wing.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that soldiers successfully repelled a terrorist attack on a security forces station late on Saturday night in Harnai’s Khost neighborhood.
According to the ISPR, after ambushing the soldiers, terrorists made an effort to flee.
The statement said, “The escaping terrorists were pursued into the nearby mountains and an exchange of heavy fire ensued, and as a result, two valiant sons of the soil, Naik Atif and Sepoy Qayyum embraced martyrdom.”
According to the statement, the battle also left Major Umer injured, while causing losses to the terrorists.
The military’s media wing stated, “At the eve of 75th Independence Day, security forces remain determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging peace, stability, and progress of Balochistan.”