Levies soldier martyred in Chitral blast

Published: January 19, 2019
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PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

CHITRAL: A Levies soldier was martyred in a blast in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Chitral District on Saturday.

According to officials, a blast was reported at around 12:45pm near the Old Power House in Arandu Village.

As per a notification issued by Chitral’s deputy commissioner, the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED).

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It resulted in the martyrdom of a Chitral Levies soldier identified as Javed, son of Abdul Hakim.

In December last year, two bomb disposal squad members were martyred in an IED blast near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in K-P’s Mohmand district.

The explosion occurred in Khawaizai Baizai sub-division in Jarobi Dara area near the Pak-Afghan border.

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Naib Subedar Shehzad and Sepoy Kaleem were martyred, while another member of the BDS, identified as Mohsin, sustained injuries.

Prior to that, in September, a series of IED attacks hit Chitral and upper districts of K-P, resulting in the martyrdom of at least one security personnel in Upper Dir’s Jungle Khel area.

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