Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has condemned IED blast in Gichik area of Balochistan.
In a statement, he said such coward acts cannot undermine our resolve against terrorism.
The Minister said that the entire nation stands shoulder to shoulder with the security forces in fight against terrorism and their sacrifices will not go in vain.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain terming the martyrdom of Captain Kashif in the incident as very sad, he prayed for higher status of the departed soul in the heavens and early recovery of the injured soldiers.
Earlier, an army officer Captain Kashif embraced martyrdom while two other soldiers were injured when terrorists targeted a security forces' vehicle in Tobo, Gichik area of Balochistan with improvised explosive device.
In another incident, a terrorist was killed in an Intelligence Based Operation by Security Forces in Boya area of North Waziristan district.
Source: Radio Pakistan