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Five soldiers martyred in Balochistan's IED blast

The sanitization operation continues in the area to apprehend perpetrators.



Five soldiers martyred in Balochistan's IED blast
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Quetta: One officer and four jawans of Pakistan Army Sunday embraced martyrdom during a clearance operation against terrorists in Kahan area of Balochistan.  

According to Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasted during the operation, which led to martyrdom of Captain Fahad, Lance Naik Imtiaz, Sepoy Asghar, Sepoy Mehran and Sepoy Shamoon who laid their lives in defense of motherland against an externally perpetrated threat of terrorism.  

Pakistan Army has reaffirmed its resolve to challenge the terrorists' nefarious designs, even at the cost of blood and lives, saying that such cowardly acts by inimical elements cannot sabotage the hard earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan.

President Dr. Arif Alvi has paid homage to the soldiers of Pakistan Army, who were martyred during the clearance operation of security forces in Kahan, Balochistan.

In the statement, the president prayed for the martyrs and expressed condolences to the bereaved families of the martyrs.

Turning to Twitter, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif also expressed deep grief and sorrow over heart-wrenching news about martyrdom of five soldiers, including an Army Captain, in Balochistan.

He said: “The nations pays its tributes and respects to its heroes, who laid down their lives for the motherland”.

The Prime Minister expressed resolve that the perpetrators of terrorism will be brought to justice, saying let there be no mistake about it.