A soldier, Naik Aqeel Abbas was martyred in a terrorist attack on army troops near Turbat Airport.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the militants attacked the troops using small arms. As a result of this cowardly act, a brave soldier, Naik Aqeel Abbas embraced shahadat.

The martyred soldier was a resident of village Mehro Peelo in District Chakwal.

A large-scale area sanitization operation by FC Balochistan south to hunt the terrorists has been launched.

“Such cowardly acts by inimical elements, backed by anti-state forces cannot destroy the hard-earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan", said ISPR.