Ten Pakistani Soldiers Shot Dead – Army Spokesman

On Saturday, a spokesman of Pakistan military stated that in two different incidents ten soldiers gunned down. According to the statement of the army, the attackers were terrorist from the Afghan border who fired the patrolling squad in North Waziristan, a region of KPK full of mountains that is near to the border of Afghanistan.

According to the statement, six soldiers killed in the first attack. Whereas, the second incident happened in Balochistan’s southwestern province, where four soldiers died due to a military operation. That attack also attributed to terrorists by the Pakistan military.

On Saturday, Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) accepted the responsibility of the attack that occurred in South Waziristan in which named the military of Pakistan as the slaves of America. On the other hand, TTP did not claim the shooting that occurred in North Waziristan.

Maj. General Asif Ghafoor, the spokesman of the Pakistan military, express on its official account of Twitter that his sympathies are with the victims and their families. Moreover, he said that they would make sure the security and defense of motherland at the cost of their sweat and blood. These are the dying struggles of frustrated, hostile forces, whereas Pakistan moves from stability to continuous peace. It is time for the whole world to facilitate the peace of the region.

Peace Deal

Imran Khan, the PM of Pakistan, condemned the wave of violence and saluted the efforts of armed forces to ensure the nation’s safety. While the attacks happen within the few days of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Donald Trump in White House.

The meeting held as the officials of the United States and the leaders of the Taliban continue to arrange several talk rounds in Qatar targeted to end the prolong 18-year United States war in Afghanistan. Furthermore, the U.S forced Pakistan to use its influence over the Taliban to reassure the militant group TTP to reach a peace deal with the United States.

Above all, senior officials of the administration said that Trump put the pressure on Imran Khan to crack down on the Pakistani militant groups and give more backing for continuing US-Taliban negotiation about peace.

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