Three soldiers were martyred and eight others injured when terrorists opened fire on security forces in Balochistan’s Panjgur district, the military’s media wing said on Tuesday. The militants carried out the “fire raid” when the security personnel were on routine patrol near Gichak valley in Panjgur’s Kahan area, according to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement.ÿ The injured soldiers include an officer. Five of the injured security personnel are in critical condition, the statement said. The injured soldiers have been evacuated to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Quetta. The incident comes two days after four soldiers of the Pakistan Army were martyred during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan, according to the ISPR. Four terrorists were shot dead by security forces during the operation. The operation was carried out in Vezhda Sar, 8km South West of Boya, Miranshah, North Waziristan District. “Sanitisation force conducted operation against terrorists’ hideout in Vezhda Sar this morning. As soon as the troops cordoned off the area, terrorists opened fire. All dug out terrorists were shot down by security forces,” read the statement.