Army officer martyred, one injured in IED blast : ISPR

RAWALPINDI – An Army Officer embraced martyrdom and a sepoy was injured while neutralising an IED detected at Mohmad Gat in Mohmand District of Tribal Areas.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Capt Zarghaam Fareed embraced martyrdom and Sepoy Rehan of BD team got critically injured while disarming an improvised explosive device (IED).

25 years old Capt Zarghaam was unmarried and belonged to Sargodha.

Earlier, a soldier embraced martyrdom while another sustained injuries in an Improvised Explosive Device blast in Tang Killay of Dattakhel tehsil of North Waziristan tribal district on Monday.

Mohammad Tahir lost his life on the spot in the blast while Naik Mohammad Khan was shifted to Dattakhel hospital.