Seven Pakistani soldiers die in IED attack

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 09 Jun 2024, 10:45 am Print

Seven Pakistani soldiers die in IED attack Pakistan

Photo Courtesy:ISPR website

At least seven Pakistani soldiers died after their vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device in the country's  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.

According to the military’s media wing, Captain Muhammad Faraz Ilyas (age: 26 years, resident of Kasur District), Subedar Major Muhammad Nazir (age: 50 years, resident of Skardu district), Lance Naik Muhammad Anwar (age: 34 years, resident of Ghanchi district), Lance Naik Hussain Ali (age: 36 years, resident of Ghizer district), Sepoy Asad Ullah (age: 33 years, resident of Multan district), Sepoy Manzoor Hussain (age: 27 years, resident of Gilgit district) and Sepoy Rashid Mehmood (age: 31 years, resident of Rawalpindi district) died in the attack.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said “sanitisation of the area” is currently underway.

“[The] security forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve,” the statement added.