4 soldiers embraced martyrdom, 1 at LoC, 3 others in KPK: ISPR

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Rawalpindi,  (Parliament Times) : Sepoy Nabeel Liaquat embraced martyrdom after Indian troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Dewa Sector, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced on Thursday.

“The 28-year-old sepoy, resident of Gujar Khan, embraced martyrdom while responding valiantly to the Indian unprovoked ceasefire violation”, the statement said.

According to the military’s media wing, Pakistan army troops promptly responded and inflicted heavy losses to the enemy side in terms of men and material.

On December 24, in yet another incident of unprovoked aggression, a soldier of Pakistan Army was martyred when Indian troops initiated ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC), the ISPR said.

The military’s media wing said that 22-year-old Sepoy Mukhtiar, while fighting valiantly against the Indian aggression in Satwal Sector, laid down his life for the country.

“The Pakistan Army responded effectively to Indian firing, causing substantial damage to Indian troops in men and material,” ISPR said.

Indian forces along the LoC and the Working Boundary (WB) have been continuously targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-calibre mortars and automatic weapons.

This year alone, India has committed more than 3,000 ceasefire violations, resulting in martyrdoms and serious injuries to several innocent civilians and soldiers.

 

Meanwhile, three soldiers of the Pakistan Army were martyred during two separate intelligence-based operations (IBOs) on terrorists’ hideouts in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s North Waziristan district, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.

According to the military’s media wing, two terrorists including an improvised explosive device (IED) expert were also killed during the operations.

The ISPR added that Sepoy Azaib Ahmed from Karak, Sepoy Ziaul Islam from Bannu and Lance Naik Abbass Khan from Orakzai District were martyred during the exchange of fire.