RAWALPINDI : One soldier was martyred and three injured after terrorists opened fire at them during a routine patrolling near Balochistan’s Turbat city, the Inter-Services Public Relations said Saturday. “Terrorists fire, raid on security forces near Pidarak, district Kech, approx. 35 [kilometres] South East of Turbat, Balochistan,” the military’s media wing said. According to ISPR, the militants carried out the ‘fire raid’ when the security personnel were on routine patrol near Pidarak, 35 kilometer far from Turbat city. During exchange of fire, Lance Naik Javed Kareeem embraced martyrdom and three others sustained bullet injuries in the attack, said ISPR. The injured soldiers have been evacuated to the hospital. Meanwhile, the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation. It may be recalled that on July 14, terrorists attacked a Pakistan Army patrol team in Kahan Valley near Panjgur, injuring eight soldiers, including an officer. The Army patrol team was on a routine patrol when terrorists suddenly opened fire on them in the Valley. As a result of the firing, three soldiers were martyred while eight others including an officer were injured. The injured were rushed to CMH Quetta for medical treatment where the condition of five was said to be critical. Previously on July 13, in a mission to eradicate terror elements from the area, forces had conducted an intelligence-based operation in North Waziristan in which four soldiers were martyred while four terrorists were also killed. The martyrs included Sepoy Muhammad Ismail Khan, Sepoy Muhammad Shahbaz Yaseen, Sepoy Raja Waheed Ahmed and Sepoy Muhammad Rizwan Khan.
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