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Pak-Afghan Border: Two soldiers martyred in attack from inside Afghanistan

Two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred after terrorists opened fire from inside Afghanistan across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border on Sunday.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that terrorists inside Afghanistan opened fire on a military checkpost in the Bajur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The ISPR media release underlined that Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expects that existing and future setup in Afghanistan would not allow such activities against Pakistan.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib on Sunday strongly condemned terrorist attack on Pakistan Army checkpost from Afghanistan side.

In a statement, he said that Pakistan’s armed forces and security forces were sacrificing their lives to establish peace. He saluted to those who sacrificed their lives for the protection of the motherland. He said that fence installation on Afghanistan border was underway, and its completion soon would make border system more efficient.

The soldiers martyred, in exchange of fire, were identified as Sepoy Jamal (resident of Mardan, 28 ) and Sepoy Ayaz (resident of Chitral, 21 ) who embraced shahadat.

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