A captain and five soldiers of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Razmak area in North Waziristan.

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release said security forces’ convoy was passing in the Razmak area when the IED planted by terrorists on roadside exploded, killing six army personnel, including an officer.

Those, who embraced Shahadat, included Captain Umar Farooq, 24, Naib Subedar Riaz Ahmed, 37, Naib Subedar Shakeel Azad, 44, Havaldar Younas Khan, 36, Naik Muhammad Nadeem, 37, and Lance Naik Asmat Ullah, 30.

The author is a senior journalist and member of The Correspondent.pk team.


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