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‘Cowardly act’: 14 together with seven FC personnel martyred in Ormara assault, says ISPR



'Cowardly act': 14 including seven FC personnel martyred in Ormara attack, says ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Fourteen, together with 7 FC  personnel have been martyred on Thursday throughout an encounter with a lot of terrorists close to Ormara on the Coastal Highway, the Inter-Services Public Relations mentioned.

The incident came about when a convoy of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) was being escorted from Gwadar to Karachi, the ISPR mentioned.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the terrorist assault. He expressed grief and prolonged his condolences to the households of the martyred, in response to Radio Pakistan.

“He commiserated with families of the security personnel martyred in the attack, lauded the services of the martyrs and prayed for the departed souls,” said Radio Pakistan. 

“Security Forces responded effectively, ensured [the] security of the OGDCL [personnel], and managed their safe exit from the area,” the navy’s media wing mentioned.

During the conflict, substantial losses have been additionally incurred to the terrorists.

“As a result of this encounter, seven brave soldiers of [Frontier Corps] Balochistan and seven security guards sacrificed their lives and embraced shahadat,” it mentioned.

The martyred have been recognized as:

Subedar Abid Hussain from Layyah

Naik Muhammad Anwar from Sibi

Lance Naik Iftikhar Ahmed from DG Khan

Sepoy Muhammad Naveed from Chakwal

Lance Naik Abdul Latif from Pishin

Sepoy Muhammad Waris from Mianwali

Sepoy Imran Khan from Lakki Marwat

Havaldar (retd) Samandar Khan from Lakki Marwat

Muhammad Fawad Ullah from Lakki Marwat

Atta Ullah from DIK

Waris Khan from Tank

Abdul Nafay from Kohat

Shakir ullah from Kohat

Abid Hussain from Bannu

“Such Cowardly acts by inimical elements to sabotage peace, stability, and economic development in Balochistan shall never be allowed to succeed,” the ISRP vowed.

Moreover, these acts cannot subdue the resolve of our forces that are decided to defend the motherland, even at the price of their lives, the navy’s media wing mentioned.

Security forces have cordoned off the whole space and a seek for terrorists is underway, it added.

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