RAWALPINDI, (TLTP): The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday that nine terrorists were killed and two soldiers embraced martyrdom during a skirmish in North Waziristan tribal district.
The ISPR added that one soldier was injured during the skirmish, while one terrorist was apprehended. The clash happened following an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Khaisura and Dossali areas of the district. “Security Forces conducted IBO on credible information about presence of terrorists in Khaisura and Dossali areas of North Wazaristan District late last night. During sanitization of area; fire exchange took place between terrorists and security forces,” said the ISPR.
The military identified the martyrs as Lance Naik Abdul Waheed, 29, from district Muzafarabbad, He was married and is survived by three sons and a daughter. Sepoy Sakum Dad, 33, from Abbotabad. He was married and is survived by a son and a daughter.
This is the fourth reported skirmish between security forces and terrorists in North Waziristan since the start of April. A soldier was martyred on April 20 and three others were injured in a terrorist attack on a military check post.
Earlier on April 14, another Army soldier was martyred during a shootout with terrorists in North Waziristan and a day earlier on April 13, another soldier embraced martyrdom in a shootout with terrorists. Two terrorists were also killed in the operation.
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