RAWALPINDI: At least six soldiers were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack on a security forces’ convoy in North Waziristan, Inter-Services Public Relations said Thursday.
“Terrorist IED attack on security forces convoy near Razmak, North Waziristan. Resultantly 1 officer and 5 soldiers embraced shahadat,” read the statement.
The martyred were identified as:
– Capt Umar Farooq, 24 years
– Naib Subedar Riaz Ahmed, 37 years
– Naib Subedar Shakeel Azad, 44 years
– Havaldar Younas Khan, age years
– Naik Muhammad Nadeem, 37 years
– Lance Naik Asmat Ullah, 30 years