The Pakistan Army confirmed on Monday that a soldier was killed during a clash with terrorists in Balochistan province
The Pakistan Army confirmed on Monday that a soldier was killed during a clash with terrorists in Balochistan province.
In a statement, the Army said that based on an intelligence report regarding the presence of terrorists and their facilitators in Jatt Bazar near Awaran, security forces launched a search and clearance operation on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency.
Due to an intense exchange of fire with the terrorists during the operation, a soldier was injured and immediately evacuated to Karachi, the statement from the army's media wing the Inter-Services Public Relations said.
However, the soldier died due to excessive bleeding, according to the statement.
The security forces have successfully cleared the entire area of Jatt Bazar.