North Waziristan: (Web Desk): A soldier was martyred after terrorists opened fire on a military post in Ghariom area of North Waziristan, the military’s media wing said on Monday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army troops responded in a befitting manner. During the exchange of fire, Naik Ghulam Mustafa, 37, a resident of Muzaffarabad embraced martyrdom.
The military's media wing added that sanitisation of the area was being carried out to eliminate any terrorists.
On July 18, a soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Senai Narai area of South Waziristan.
The operation was conducted "on the reported presence of terrorists", according to the ISPR's statement.
"During intense exchange of fire with terrorists, Sepoy Junaid, age 20 years, resident of Balakot, District Mansehra had embraced shahadat," the statement said.
On July 13, an officer and a soldier of Pakistan Army were martyred during an area sanitisation operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kurram District, the ISPR statement said.
The military’s media wing had stated that operation was conducted after security forces had received reports of terrorists' presence in the area.