Seven Pakistani soldiers have been killed in a surprise attack near the Afghan border. This information was confirmed in a statement issued by the Pakistan Army on Friday. The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a Pakistani military base. Khabar Al Jazeera.
At that time there was an exchange of fire between the two sides. Seven Pakistani soldiers and four militants were killed.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in the Isham area of North Waziristan, local time, according to a statement. However, no group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.
Earlier on Thursday, the Pakistani military said 128 militants had been killed in various areas near the Afghan border since January. This was followed by a surprise attack on members of the army.
Meanwhile, Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Islamabad will continue its fight against terrorism.
Shahbaz Sharif has published the pictures and names of the killed soldiers in a tweet. The deceased were identified as Habildar Tariq Yousef, Sepoy Suleiman Waqas, Sepoy Ijaz Hussain, Sepoy Mohammad Javed, Sepoy Junaid Ali, Sepoy Waqar Ahmed and Arshad Ali.