Two FC officials martyred in Afghan cross-border attack

Two FC officials s martyred in Afghan cross-border attack

PESHAWAR (web desk): Two security officials were martyred and five others injured in an attack from Afghanistan near the border in Lower Kurram Agency, ISPR reported.

According to ISPR, the troops were carrying out routine surveillance along Pak-Afghan border for plugging of gaps and making necessary preparations to start fencing in that area.

It added, “Pakistani troops are exercising maximum restraint so as to avoid any Afghan civilian casualties. Mil engagement is underway to defuse situation”.

The spokesman had said further that two Pakistani soldiers lost their lives in cross-border attacks on April 7 and 8, besides injuries to several others.

The army is in the process of fencing the porous Pak-Afghan border in a bid to stem the free-flow of militants

The two countries have been accusing each other of providing shelter to terrorists and carrying out attacks.

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