Four army officers killed in NW ambush


Ashrafuddin Pirzada

PESHAWAR: At least four Pakistan Army soldiers including a colonel were martyred and four others injured when their vehicle was targeted with roaside planted bomb(IED) in Kharkamar area of North Waziristan,the earstwhile Fata district in Pakistan,official said.


A press release here issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that terrorists targeted a military vehicle through an IED planted on road,leaving three officers and a soldiers embraced Shahadat.


The martyred Pakistan army officers were identified as “Lt Col Raashid Karim Baig resident of Karimabad, Hunza, Major Moeez Maqsood Baig resident of Karachi, Captain Arifullah resident of Lakki Marwat and Lance Havaldar Zaheer resident of Chakwal”.

Later, the security forces conducted search operations and arrested few facilitators.Moreover two FC men martyed in Balochistan earlier.


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