QUETTA: Three Pakistan Army soldiers including Captain Taha on Thursday embraced martyrdom and two others got injured in a mine explosion occurred in Awaran, Balochistan.
According to ISPR, three army soldiers including a captain were killed in the incident.
The two other fallen soldiers are Sepoy Kamran Satti and Sepoy Mehtar Jan. The Army convoy was targeted with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on its way via Awaran.
It is being said that a new wave of terrorism has hit the country. Yesterday, a suicide attack took place in Hayatabad of Peshawar where judges were targetted. Blasts in Lahore and Quetta were also of significant importance resulting into several embracing shahadat while others injured and admitted in hospitals.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed grief over demise of Capt. Taha and 2 Sepoys who embraced martyrdom while an IED exploded on their convoy in Awaran, Balochistan.
The prime minister, in his statement, has stated that enemy can only resort to such cowardly acts and cannot face the valiant forces of Pakistan.
"Armed forces have shown through their sacrifices that defence of the motherland is in safe hands. "Martyred soldiers are pride of the nation."
PM Sharif also expressed condolences with the bereaved families of the martyrs.
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa also paid tributes to the martyrs.
"3 more sons laid their lives for motherland at Awaran. None can deter our resolve to defeat enemies and safeguard 'Our Pakistan'," the army chief said. - NNI