The president spoke to the families of Sawar Muhammad Intezar, Sawar Salman, Sawar Sajid Hussain, Sawar Muhammad Shiraz and Lans Dafadaar Ishtiaq Hussain.
He also called the families of Naib Risaldar Amir Shakeel and Sawar Khurram Shehzad.
He prayed to the Almighty to grant elevated ranks to the souls of the martyrs and patience to their families.
Two days ago, one soldier of the Frontier Corps (FC) was martyred and two others sustained injuries when terrorists targeted a security forces’ check post in Mach, Balochistan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
“Terrorists targeted security forces’ post in Mach, Balochistan. Frontier Corps troops responded promptly,” the ISPR said in a statement.
During the exchange of fire, Sepoy Irfan embraced shahadat (martyrdom) while two other soldiers were injured, it added.
“Pakistan Army remains committed to defeat such cowardly acts by externally sponsored terrorist elements,” read the communiqué.
The statement added that terrorists will not be allowed to sabotage the hard-earned peace in the country.
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