PESHAWAR: A Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was martyred in cross-border attack from Afghanistan in Mohmand tribal district on Wednesday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists from Afghanistan fired across international border on a military post in Mohmand district. The FC troops from Pakistan responded promptly. During exchange of fire, FC soldier Sepoy Fazal Wahid, 25, resident of Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, embraced martyrdom.
No banned outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Several cross border attacks have taken place in Bajaur recently.
On October 14, 2020, a soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom, while another was injured in a cross-border attack in Bajaur tribal district.
The ISPR said that terrorists based in Afghanistan opened fire on the Pakistan Army post along Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur. The martyred soldier was identified as Havaldar Tanveer. The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.
On July 29, 2020, a soldier was martyred in a cross border attack by terrorists from Afghanistan.
According to the ISPR, Lance Naik Samiullah was martyred in cross border attack. The martyred soldier belonged to Jablok area of Upper Dir district of KP.
On July 14, 2020, a girl was injured when a mortar shell fired from Afghan side landed at a house in Bajaur.
On July 01, 2020, one person lost his life in a bomb blast in Mamond tehsil. Police said a bomb planted near the shop of a citizen, Muhammad Tahir, went off due to which the 60-year-old watchman, Kawal Khan, lost his life.
On June 28, 2020, three persons were injured in Charmang tehsil of Bajaur in firing from Afghan side.
On May 27, 2020, one person was killed and a girl was injured after a mortar shell fired from Afghan side landed in Salarzai tehsil of Bajaur.
On May 01, 2020, three soldiers were martyred and seven others were injured when militants based in Afghanistan attacked the Pakistan Army troops busy in the border fencing in North Waziristan tribal district.
According to ISPR, a group of 60 to 70 terrorists from across the border from bases in Afghanistan attacked troops undertaking fencing effort along the Pak-Afghan border in Alwara area of North Waziristan.