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Press Release

Rawalpindi- March 06 2017

Last night Terrorists from across the border attempted physical attack on three Pakistan Border Posts in Mohmand Agency. Effective presence, vigilance and response repulsed terrorists attempt. In exchange of fire 5 soldiers embraced Shahadat. Over 10 terrorists reported killed. Shaheeds include:

1. Nk Sanaullah
2. Nk Safdar
3. Sepoy Altaf
4. Sepoy Nek Muhammad
5. Sepoy Anwar

COAS appreciates response by Pakistani troops to last night cross border terrorists' attack in Mohmand Agency. Emphasizes need for required physical presence on Afgan  side of the border for matching and effective border security. Terrorists are common threat and must be denied freedom of movement/action along the border.

Expressing grief on loss of precious lives COAS hailed the sacrifice made by brave sons of soil.