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QUETTA: Two soldiers embraced martyrdom after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off in Sibi, Balochistan on Wednesday.
The martyred soldiers were identified as Sepoy Maqsood and Aqib.
Three other soldiers were injured and were evacuated and shifted to a nearby hospital. According to details, the blast occurred during road clearance work carried out by FCSS 130 wing.
Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri has expressed condolences to the families of the martyred. He also prayed for the quick recovery of those who were injured. Zehri said the entire country is with the security forces who are trying to foil the plans of terrorists.
In September, five security officials were wounded in an IED blast near the border post at Baizai, Mohmand Agency.
In February, three personnel, including a Pakistan Army captain, were killed as a roadside bomb exploded near a security vehicle patrolling in Balochistan’s Awaran district.