RAWALPINDI–Two Frontier Corps (FC) troops were martyred in a terrorist attack when they were patrolling on Eid security duties in Harnai district, Balochistan on Thursday, the military’s media wing said.
“Terrorists targeted FC troops during their patrolling on Eid Security duties in Harnai, Balochistan. two FC soldiers embraced Shahadat. Area cordoned off search operation in progress,” the Inter-Services Public Relation said in a statement.
The FC soldiers were on the routine patrol for the security of Eid. A 23-year-old soldier, Yar Muhammad aged 23 years of Kuch District Sibi, Balochistan and 19-year-old Mehtab Khan aged 19 years from Laki Marwat embraced Shahadat.
According to ISPR, search operation in the area continues after the terrorist attacks. “Due to sacrifices of these soldiers, our nation celebrates the festivals. Peace in the country prevails due to the blood of such martyrdom”, ISPR added.