ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran in Islamabad today condemned a militant attack in the Panjgur district of Balochistan in which four soldiers embraced martyrdom.
The embassy said, “Terrorism is a common problem for Iran and Pakistan and both countries are victims of that evil phenomenon”.
The diplomatic mission of Iran in Islamabad also expressed sympathy with the families of the victims of the attack in Panjgur.
Earlier, ISPR said that the Sepoy Asad Ali, Lance Naik Fareed Ullah Khan, Lance Naik Abdul Razzaq and Lance Naik Muhammad Younas Khan embraced martyrdom in the attack.
According to ISPR, the tragic incident occurred on Wednesday when terrorists from across the Pakistan-Iran border attacked a convoy of Pakistan’s security personnel, patrolling along the Chukab Sector, District Panjgur in Balochistan.
After the incident, Pakistan has asked the Iranian government to take action against the terrorists.
Meanwhile, President Dr Arif Alvi condemned the terrorist attack and expressed grief over the martyrdom of four security personnel.
Dr Alvi reiterated that the armed forces and nation would fight out terrorism.
Meanwhile, security forces shot dead four terrorists in Hoshab area of Balochistan during an Intelligence Based Operation.
The military officials tracked a terrorist group in the area and conducted an IBO in Hoshab, Balochistan, ISPR said in a statement issued on Wednesday.