3 FC soldiers martyred in attack in Bolan district

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QUETTA: Three soldiers of the Frontier Corps were martyrdom, while five others sustained injures in two separate terrorist activities in Bolan and Turbat areas of Balochistan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement Sunday.

According to the military’s media wing, in Margret, Quetta, terrorists targeted FC troops deployed on security duties. During the exchange of fire, three soldiers laid their lives, while one sustained injuries.

The martyred include Lance Naik Syed Hussian Shah, Sepoy Faisal Mehmood, and Sepoy Nauman ur Rehman.

The FC troops cordoned off the area after the incident and launched a search operation in the nearby mountainous areas.

The bodies and the injured soldier were brought to a hospital.

Per the statement, in another terrorist activity in Sherbandi, Turbat, terrorists targeted soldiers patrolling the Pakistan-Iran Border. As a result of the attack, four FC soldiers were left wounded.