Army rescues injured Afghan soldier near Bajaur

Afghan authorities requested for evacuation and treatment of the injured soldier, according to ISPR


Web Desk June 16, 2015
PHOTO: AFP

RAWALPINDI: Pakistani troops on Tuesday rescued an Afghan soldier who got severely injured in exchange of fire with terrorists near Bajaur Agency.

According to an ISPR statement, Afghan authorities requested for evacuation and treatment of the injured soldier opposite Bajaur Agency, 600 meters inside the Afghan territory.

Read: 22 militants killed during operations in Datta Khel: ISPR

Pakistani troops quickly responded to the request and shifted the injured soldier to a hospital in Khar area of Bajaur.

At least 2,763 militants have been killed in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, a military offensive launched  against militants in North Waziristan a year ago.

COMMENTS (3)

Zahid | 6 years ago | Reply Well done Pakistani soldiers, hope we will
US CENTCOM | 6 years ago | Reply I wish the injured soldier quick and full recovery.It was a great gesture by Pakistan, and I hope the relationship between both countries continues to blossom. Ali Khan Digital Engagement Team, USCENTCOM
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