BAJAUR: A soldier was martyred when terrorists from across the Afghan border attacked a post of security forces in Bajaur district on Wednesday.

According the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists from Afghanistan targeted the security post situated in a border area. It said Lance Naik Samiullah was martyred in the attack. He belonged to Upper Dir district.

The people of Bajaur condemned the attack and termed it unacceptable.

Meanwhile, an Afghan soldier, who was treated at the Combined Military Hospital in Peshawar, was sent back to Afghanistan on Wednesday via Torkham border crossing after being fully recovered.

Afghanistan’s military authorities had on July 14 requested the Pakistan Army for medical treatment of the Afghan National Defence Forces soldier.

Published in Dawn, July 30th, 2020