Three soldiers including a woman killed in firing along Pak-Afghan border

Kabul: Three soldiers including a women were killed in firing along Pak-Afghan border in Shawal area, of North Waziristan Agency, media reports said.

Reports said that the terrorists from across the Pak-Afghan border “attempted multiple physical and fire raids on Pakistan Army posts in Shawal”.

“The security forces valiantly repulsed all attempts to overrun posts and inflict major damage,” reports added.

The soldiers who were killed have been identified as Havildar Iftikhar, a resident of Sargodha, Sepoy Aftab from Chitral and Sepoy Usman resident of Gujrat.

The cross-border militant attack comes three days after Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa Kabul visit, during which he held a one-on-one meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and engaged in delegation-level discussions on issues of bilateral interest.

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