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Pakistan Army Soldier martyred during fire exchange with terrorists


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

22nd Nov, 2020. 04:21 pm
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The Media wing of Pakistan Military, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday that four terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan.

The security forces conducted the IBO on a terrorist hideout near Kaitu River, North West of Spinwam, North Waziristan late last night, said the military’s media wing.

ISPR added that as soon as troops cordoned off the area, terrorists opened fire in an effort to flee from the area.

However, it added, all the terrorists were killed by security forces. During an intense exchange of fire, Pak Army’s Sepoy Sadam embraced martyrdom while two soldiers got injured.

Let it be known that on November 19th, two Soldiers of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom while one got injured after terrorists opened fire on security forces check post near Pash Ziarat, South Waziristan late last night.

According to ISPR, during the encounter, Havaldar Matloob Alam, 32, and Seopy Suleman Shaukat, 25, lost their lives.

Per the ISPR statement, another unnamed soldier was wounded during the exchange of fire. A clearance operation in the area is currently underway.

The previous month, at least six soldiers were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack on a security forces convoy in North Waziristan.

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