ISLAMABAD - A soldier embraced martyrdom in a targeted attack on security forces by terrorists in Panjgur area of Balochistan along Pakistan-Iran border. 

A group of terrorists, “in a cowardly attack”, targeted a patrolling party of the security forces in the area, said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).  

Sepoy Jalil Khan “sacrificed his life fighting valiantly” during heavy exchange of fire, the statement added. He was resident of Dera Ismail Khan district of Punjab. 

“Pakistan’s security forces remain determined to defeat such acts of inimical elements aimed at disrupting peace, stability and progress of Balochistan,” the ISPR warned.