On Sunday night almost five soldiers of Pakistan and more than 10 suspected militants were reportedly killed in military attack on Pak-Afghan border, according to ISPR.
ISPR said “terrorists” from across the border had targeted the posts late on Sunday night in Mohmand Agency.
“Effective presence, vigilance and response repulsed terrorists attempt,” read the statement.
He added that “In exchange of fire five soldiers embraced martyrdom and over 10 terrorists were reportedly killed.”
Army Chief appreciated the response of Pakistan military and he said “Terrorists are [a]common threat and must be denied freedom of movement/action along the border.”
The COAS expressed grief on loss of precious lives and hailed the slain soldiers’ sacrifice.