At least seven troopers of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom throughout an intense trade of fireplace with terrorists in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s South Waziristan district on Wednesday, the army stated.
Five terrorists had been additionally killed within the operation carried out on reported presence of militants in Asman Manza space of the erstwhile FATA tribal belt alongside the Afghanistan border, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated in an announcement.
“Security forces conducted IBO (intelligence-based operation) in Asman Manza, South Wazirstan Distt on reported presence of terrorists,” the assertion learn.
The army’s media wing stated 5 terrorists had been killed within the operation. “During intense exchange of fire seven soldiers embraced shahadat (martyrdom),” it added.
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The safety forces have cordoned off the world and a search operation continues to be in progress to get rid of some other terrorist discovered within the space, stated the ISPR.
Last month, the military repulsed an assault on a army put up within the Bajaur district by the terrorists from inside Afghanistan, killing 2-Three terrorists and injured 3-Four others, based on the ISPR.
The media wing of the army stated in an announcement that the terrorists opened fireplace on a army put up from throughout the border. “Pakistan army troops responded in a befitting manner,” the assertion added.