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Soldier martyred, two injured in highway clearance process in Chillas

Soldier martyred, two injured in highway clearance process in Chillas
April 6, 2024 Web Desk

RAWALPINDI (92 News) - A soldier was martyred and two others injured while clearing Karakoram Highway blocked for all types of traffic due to landslide near Gonar Farm, Chillas.

To help the affected traffic and stranded people, a detachment of Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) headed by Naib Subedar Khalid and two soldiers immediately reached the site and started the clearance operation.

During the clearance process, another slide was triggered that critically injured the detachment. Naib Subedar Khalid succumbed to the critical injuries and embraced martyred on Saturday, while Sapper Waseem and Lance Naik Azmat are recovering from serious injuries.

"The nation is grateful for their service and dedication to assist people. Pakistan Army remains committed to serving the nation against all adversities," said the ISPR.