RAWALPINDI: As many as two soldiers were martyred and five other sustained injuries as Frontier Corps (FC) KhyberPakhtunkhwa (KPK) troops were fired upon from Afghanistan side on Pak-Afghan border near Kurram agency, reported Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor.
Troops were carrying out routine surveillance along Pak Afghan border for plugging of gaps and making necessary preparations for starting fencing in that area. Pakistani troops are exercising maximum restraint so as to avoid any Afghan civilian casualties. Military engagement is underway to defuse situation. NNI