Soldier killed in fire from Afghan side of border

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RAWALPINDI: Suspected terrorists located on the Afghan side of the border in Khyber Agency fired at a Pakistan checkpost Saturday, critically wounding a soldier who succumbed to his injuries yesterday, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. “Terrorists fired from across on a Pakistani post in Khyber Agency critically injuring Sepoy Waqas performing duty at the border post,” ISPR said. The injured soldier succumbed to his injuries today at Combined Military Hospital Peshawar. The slain soldier’s funeral prayers offered at Corps Headquarters in Peshawar. . Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa acknowledged Sepoy Waqas’ sacrifice “for the security of our motherland”.

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