QUETTA: At least three personnel of the Levies Force were killed and as many injured in an attack on the force in the Ziarat district of Balochistan on Thursday.
The attack took place in the Mangi Dame area of the district. The killed men include Rasaldar Major Mir Zaman, Naib Rasaldar Mudasir, and Sepoy Zainullah. The injured have been shifted to district hospital Ziarat.
In a separate incident in the province earlier today, one personnel, Subedar Aslam was killed while two other personnel were injured.
Balochistan Levies Force sources said that the men were on their way to rescue four abducted labourers when their vehicle struck a landmine. The labourers working on the Mangi Dam had been abducted by unidentified armed men.
The attack comes a few days after a captain of the Pakistan Army In the trap of death while two other soldiers got injuries as their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device (IED) in Tobo, Balochistan.
“Security Forces vehicle struck an IED planted by freedom fighter in Tobo, Gichik Balochistan. Resultantly Capt Kashif got killed while 2 soldiers got injured,” the military’s media wing stated on Sunday.
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On August 18, a soldier was got killed when the army engaged militants in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s South Waziristan district.
The movement was spotted in the Kanniguram area. During intense exchange of fire, one of the militant was killed. While responding to militants fire, Naib Subedar Sonay Zai (age 42 years, resident of Darazinda, DI Khan), got critically injured and later died.