Peshawar (December 24, 2017): Three FC personnel were martyred in a landmine blast near Ghulam Khan area near Pak-Afghan border here.
According to the details, three Frontier Corps personnel were martyred in a landmine explosion near Pakistan Afghanistan border.
The security personnel were working on works related to digging of well.
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Political administration informed that the explosion occurred in Ghulam Khan area in North Waziristan near the border.
After the blast, a heavy contingent of law enforcing agencies reached the site and cordoned off the area. The LEAs are conducting operations in different parts of the area.
On Friday, three FC troops were martyred in cross-border firing from terrorists on the Pak-Afghan border, said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The FC personnel were busy constructing a new border post when the attack took place in the Shunkrai area of Mohmand agency.
At least five terrorists were killed by retaliatory fire from Pakistani forces and another 11 were injured, added ISPR.
The Army’s media wing further said that Pakistan is paying the cost for lack of capacity in the Afghan armed forces and ungoverned spaces on the Afghan side of the border.
Earlier in December, two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan Agency.
Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat were martyred after terrorists fired on their vehicle from the surrounding mountains.