Sunday, November 28, 2021

One FC soldier martyred, two injured in firing from across Afghan border


RAWALPINDI: A Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was martyred and two sustained injuries in firing from across the Afghan border in Bin Shahi area of Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Wednesday.

The spokesperson of military’s media wing confirmed that one FC soldier was martyred in the cross-border firing from Afghanistan side and two others were injured.

Mortar and heavy weapons were used in the firing from across the Afghan border, added ISPR.

Read: 18-year-old girl martyred, six civilians injured in Indian firing along LoC: ISPR

Earlier on July 30, the reports of casualties and injuries had emerged from Chaman where protestors stormed a border post at Pak-Afghan border.

According to Levies officials, the protestors of a sit-in had stormed a border crossing at Friendship Gate at Pakistan-Afghanistan’s Chaman border, vandalising a quarantine centre.

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