FC personnel martyred in cross border firing near Pak-Afghan border


An FC personnel was martyred and another injured on Sunday in a cross-border firing at a check post located in Kurram near the Pak-Afghan border.

The incident took place when militants in Afghanistan opened fire at the security personnel.

The FC personnel, identified as Lance Naik Rehmanullah lost his life during the attack, while the wounded security forces personnel had been shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

It was reported that cross-border firing originated from Afghanistan’s Khost province, which took place early on Saturday at around 6:45 am and was targeting a picketing party of the Khataka Post.

Following the attack, the security forces in the area issued retaliatory fire.


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