Unidentified gunmen attacked Pakistani forces in Panjgur district of Balochistan, on Tuesday.
Military officials have confirmed the casualties of security personnel in the attack.
According to FC sources, a convoy of three vehicles led by Major Junaid, was on patrol in the mountainous area of Gichk Kahen, on Tuesday morning, when unidentified assailants ambushed it with small and medium weapons.
Authorities have confirmed that eight forces personnel were killed and five others, including a major, were injured in the attack
Whereas, the Balochistan Liberation Front, a Baloch armed organization has claimed the responsibility of the attack.
The spokesperson for the group, Gwahram Baloch, released a statement to the media saying: at least 20 army personnel including an officer died in the attack by BLF fighters, at Mok Kandag.