QUETTA: Terrorists intruded into Pakistan from Afghanistan on Friday and killed an FC soldier during a gun battle in Qila Saifullah district of Balochistan.
“Around 70 to 80 armed men tried to enter Pakistan from Afghanistan near Muslim Bagh in Qila Saifullah. Frontier Corps (FC) personnel, primarily responsible for guarding border, tried to stop them when they opened fire,” Balochistan FC spokesman Khan Wasay told media.
As a result of firing, Naik Mohabat Khan sustained serious bullet wounds and later succumbed to his injuries.
“The clashes between security forces and smugglers often take place near the bordering area,” the spokesman said, adding that the exchange of fire was still underway. There are casualties on the side of the terrorists.
Exchange of fire continued at the time of filing of this report.
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