Balochistan: Two soldiers martyred, three injured in landmine explosion

MASHKEY: Two army soldiers were martryed and three others injured in a landmine blast at Mashkey tehsil of earthquake-affected Balochistan province, media reported.

Security sources said an army convoy was heading to Mangori area from Mashkey tehsil of Balochistan when it was targeted through a landmine.

Hundreds of Pak Army soldiers are taking part in relief and rescue operation in Awaran district and other adjoining areas where over 400 people have been killed and thousands are homeless.

Army troops and government relief teams have come under several attacks by local insurgent groups since a powerful earthquake hit in Balochistan on September 24.