According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that 2 soldiers of Pakistan Army have embraced martyred during the intense exchange of fire with terrorists at Pak-Afghan border in Kurram district.
The Army’s media wing said that on night of 26-27 October 2021, the terrorists from inside Afghanistan attempted to cross the fence along the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram, added that the Pakistani troops initiated a prompt response and foiled the attempted illegal crossing by engaging the terrorists.
The ISPR said that 24-year-old Lance Naik Asad, resident of Kurram and 21-year-old Sepoy Asif, resident of Lakki Marwat embraced shahadat during the intense exchange of fire.
The ISPR further added that the Pakistan has strongly condemned the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expects that the interim government of Afghanistan will not allow such activities against Pakistan in future.
The statement of ISPR further reads that, “Pak Army is determined to guard Pakistan’s frontiers against the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.”
It must be noted that in August, 2 Pakistan Army soldiers had embraced martyred in a cross-border attack as the terrorists from Afghanistan across the international border opened fire on a military post in Bajaur.
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