The army repulsed an assault on a military post in the Bajaur district by the terrorists from inside Afghanistan, killing 2-3 terrorists and injured 3-4 others, the Inter-Servies Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday.
The ISPR, the media wing of the military, said in a statement that the terrorists opened fire on a military post from across the border. “Pakistan army troops responded in a befitting manner,” the ISPR statement added.
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“As per intelligence reports, due to fire of Pakistan army troops, 2-3 terrorists got killed and 3-4 terrorists got injured,” it said. “In exchange of fire, Sepoy Jamal (resident of Mardan, age 28 years) & Sepoy Ayaz (resident of Chitral age 21 years) embraced Shahadat,” the statement further said.
“Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expects that existing and future setup in Afghanistan will not allow such activities against Pakistan,” the statement concluded.