At least six soldiers of the Frontier Corps Baluchistan lost their lives while two others were injured in an explosion on Monday.
According to a statement, the soldiers died after being hit by an improvised explosive device . The soldiers were on patrol on the Shahrag to Khost area when they were hit by the IED.
The device was planted on an unmetalled part of the road, which resulted in the entire vehicle being destroyed.
The martyred soldiers have been identified as Lance Naik Yousaf Imran, Sepoy Shahab-ud-din, Sepoy Fayyaz, Sepoy Umer, Sepoy Naeem and Civil Security Fazal Rehman.