Pakistan: 13 security personnel, 7 private guards martyred in two attacks in Ormara, North Waziristan


Thirteen security personnel and seven private guards were martyred in two separate attacks in Balochistan’s Gwadar district and the North Waziristan tribal district on Thursday, the military’s media wing said.

In the first incident, seven soldiers of Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan and seven security guards were martyred in an ‘encounter’ with a “large number of terrorists” while escorting a convoy of state-run Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) on the Makran Coastal Highway in Ormara, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. The convoy was on its way to Karachi from Gwadar when it came under attack.

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Source: Dawn