Two terrorists were killed while three others managed to escape, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
According to the ISPR, local Pakistani forces effectively repelled the attack and in exchange of fire, a Pakistani soldier was killed. On Sunday, Pakistani army reportedly discovered, during a patrolling in the same area, five bodies with bullet wounds. Local security forces have launched the investigation into the incident. According to the ISPR, the identification of the corpses is underway.
No terrorist group has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.
According to media reports, the Balochistan Liberation Army separatist organization, qualified as a terrorist group by Pakistan, has claimed responsibility for the attack in the province of Balochistan.
Baloch separatists have been reportedly struggling to create an independent state since 1947.