PESHAWAR: A soldier was martyred and a suspected terrorist killed during an intelligence-based operation in Miramshah area of North Waziristan district.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement here on Thursday that troops conducted a successful operation in which one terrorist was killed. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered. He remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces.
However, during an intense exchange of fire, Sepoy Ansar Ali, 30, a resident of Narowal, embraced martyrdom while fighting gallantly, the ISPR said, adding that an operation was being carried out to eliminate other terrorists from the area.
“Security forces are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism in every nook and corner of the country. Sacrifices of our brave soldiers will bring long-term peace in the country,” the statement said.
Published in Dawn, August 5th, 2022