Pakistan: Six FC soldiers killed in IED blast near Pakistan-Iran border

Six security forces personnel, including one officer, were martyred when a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) struck their reconnaissance vehicle near Pakistan-Iran border, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday.

The military’s media wing said that the incident took place in Kech district’s Buleda area in Balochistan, which is about 14 kilometres away from the Iran border.

Security forces were on routine patrolling to check possible routes used by terrorists in the mountainous and extremely treacherous terrain of Mekran, the statement added.

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Source: The Express Tribune