PM pays tribute to soldier martyred in Zhob operation


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday paid tribute to sepoy Haq Nawaz who was martyred during the security forces’ operation against terrorists in Balochistan’s Zhob district. In a statement, the prime minister lauded the security forces for their effective operation against the terrorists. “The brave sons of the nation are foiling nefarious designs of the terrorists. The nation salutes its martyrs,” he remarked. The PM expressed sympathy with the family of martyred soldier.
He prayed for higher ranks of the martyr in Jannah (paradise) and for early recovery of the injured soldiers.
A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred and two others were injured on early Sunday during an exchange of fire with terrorists in Balochistan’s Zhob, the ISPR said. According to the military’s media wing, “based on credible intelligence, an operation was launched in Sambaza area of Zhob, to stop terrorists from using few suspected routes to move across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and to sneak into K-P, along the interprovincial boundary and target citizens and security forces.”