FC personnel martyred, 5 injured in landmine blast in Harnai

Published February 9, 2020
Frontier Corps and Levies officials arrive at the scene to probe the incident further. — AFP/File
Frontier Corps and Levies officials arrive at the scene to probe the incident further. — AFP/File

A Frontier Corps personnel was martyred while five were injured after the patrolling vehicle came into contact with a landmine in the Khost mining area in Balochistan's Harnai district on Sunday.

Harnai Deputy Commissioner Azeem Jan Damar confirmed the incident and said that the FC soldiers were on a routine patrol when their vehicle hit the landmine. The vehicle was also damaged in the blast.

The injured personnel were rushed to a nearby hospital as Levies and FC forces arrived at the scene to investigate the incident.

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