Chennai, [wpdts-date-time], According to reports, several troops, including a captain, were slain in an attack on Pakistan’s army by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan terrorists. According to sources, the TTP attack claimed the lives of at least ten Pakistani soldiers, including Captain Abdul Basit.
Captain Abdul Basit and his forces were allegedly involved in an operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Kurram Agency. On social media, it is also being reported that the Taliban captured a large number of Pakistani soldiers during this attack.
Taliban presence in the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Allow me to inform you that the Tehreek-e-Taliban continues to operate in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and frequently targets Pakistani forces. Allow us to clarify that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Afghan Taliban are two distinct factions, despite several similarities.
According to reports, Taliban insurgents have also kidnapped a number of Pakistani soldiers, the exact number of which is unknown. Pakistanis are grieving Captain Abdul Basit’s death and providing every available information about him. Captain Abdul Basit, according to one such Twitter user, received instruction at Colonel Sher Khan Cadet College.
Capt Abdul Basit was assassinated on Monday
Captain Abdul Basit died on Monday evening, according to sources, and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has claimed responsibility for the attack on his team. However, neither the Pakistan Army nor the Imran administration has verified the killing of Pakistani soldiers officially.