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IED blast in Balochistan claims lives of 5 soldiers

KAHAN (Balochistan): A captain alongside four soldiers of Pakistan Army on Sunday (25th of December, 2022) embraced martyrdom as an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded close to the leading party during an intelligence based operation (IBO) conducted here.

According to sources the clearance operation was underway in Kahan area of Balochistan since 24th day of December based on credible intelligence.

The martyred soldiers were identified as Captain Fahad, including, four other brave sons of soil, Lance Naik Imtiaz, Sepoy Asghar, Sepoy Mehran and Sepoy Shamoon.

These army personnel embraced Shahadat while laying their lives in defence of the motherland against an externally perpetrated threat of terrorism.

“It added that such cowardly acts by inimical elements could not sabotage the hard earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan.

“Security forces remain determined to challenge their nefarious designs, even at the cost of blood and lives. The sensitization Operation continues in the area to apprehend perpetrators.”

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.