Three Pakistani soldiers killed near Afghanistan border

World Wednesday 01/May/2019 16:33 PM
By: Times News Service
Three Pakistani soldiers killed near Afghanistan border

Islamabad: Three members of Pakistan's armed forces were killed during an incident along the border with Afghanistan in the Alwara area of North Waziristan.

According to a press release from Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), "A group of 60-70 Terrorists from across the border from bases in Afghanistan attacked troops undertaking fencing effort along Pak Afghan Border, in Alwara, North Waziristan. Attack effectively responded and repulsed by troops in area. Scores of terrorists killed and injured.

During the exchange of fire, three soldiers were killed. The ISPR named them as Lance Naik Ali, Lance Naik Nazeer and Sepoy Imdad Ullah. Seven others were reported wounded.

Pakistan's Minister of Science and Technology Chowdury Fawad Hussain tweeted, "Strongly condemn this vicious attack on Pakistan, Nation Stands with Pak Army , RIP Shuda’e wattan... we must take this war to conclusion."