A Pakistan Army captain was martyred while two other soldiers sustained injuries after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) on Sunday.
According to the Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), security forces vehicle hit an IED planted by terrorists in Tobo, Gichik Balochistan.
The injured soldiers were shifted to a medical facility in Khuzdar, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Interior minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad condemned the attack.
Taking on twitter the minister expressed sadness over the death of a captain in the attack
اللہ تعالی شہید کیپٹن کاشف کے درجات میں مزید بلندی عطا فرمائے۔— Sheikh Rashid Ahmed (@ShkhRasheed) August 22, 2021
دہشت گرد بزدلانہ کاروائیوں سے ہماری فورسز کے حوصلے پست نہیں کرسکتے۔
دہشتگردوں کا پوری قوت کے ساتھ مقابلہ کررہے ہیں۔ان کو شکست فاش دینگے۔ 2/2
Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif also strongly condemned the terrorist attack.
"The nation salutes the sacrifices of our armed forces to defend the motherlanD. My condolences & thoughts are with the bereaved family of Shaheed," he wrote on Twitter.
Sad to learn about martyrdom of Capt Kashif in a terrorist attack on a security forces' vehicle in Balochistan. The nation salutes the sacrifices of our armed forces to defend the motherland