One soldier killed, two injured in SW Pakistan's check post attack

Li Jiayao
2021-09-26 23:29:26

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- A soldier was killed and two others were injured when terrorists targeted a security forces' check post in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, an army statement said on Sunday.

The attack happened in Mach area of the province at the check post of paramilitary troops Frontier Corps, the military's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

The troops responded promptly and during an exchange of fire, one soldier was killed while two others were injured, the statement added.

"Pakistan Army remains committed to defeat such cowardly acts by externally sponsored terrorist elements. Terrorists will not be allowed to sabotage the hard-earned peace in the country," the ISPR said.

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