Pakistani forces convoy was attacked by militants in Panjgur, earlier morning.
Pakistani forces convoy came under heavy attack by militants as a result multiple casualties were reported. Attackers safely escaped from the scene.
Local journalists confirmed the attack, whereas, Government officials have not yet issued any official statement.
Baloch Pro-freedom Militant group, Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) has claimed responsibility for attack.
BLF’ spokesman Major Gwahram Baloch while talking to media from an undisclosed location said that this morning Sarmachars (Freedom fighters) attacked the convoy of five military vehicles of Pakistan Army in Gichk area of Panjgur district. At Mok-e-Kandag, Sarmachaars ambushed the occupying forces with rocket launchers, automatic and heavy weapons.
Pakistani military says three soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded in an ambush in the restive southwestern province of Balochistan.
The incident took place in the Panjgur district on July 14 as the soldiers were on a routine patrol when they came under fire from “terrorists,” the army said in a statement.
It said the wounded security personnel were in critical condition.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
Resource-rich Balochistan, which borders Afghanistan and Iran, has been plagued by sectarian violence, Islamist militant attacks, and a separatist insurgency that has led to thousands of casualties since 2004.