Three soldiers martyred, 2 terrorists killed during North Waziristan IBO operations

Three soldiers martyred, 2 terrorists killed during North Waziristan IBO operations

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Three Pakistani soldiers were martyred in two separation intelligence based operations (IBOs) against terrorists in North Waziristan, the military’s media wing said on Thursday.


According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two terrorists including an improvised explosive device (IED) expert also killed during the operations.

The three soldiers who embrace martyrdom included Sepoy Azaib Ahmed, resident of Karak, Sepoy Zia Ul Islam resident of Bannu and Lance Naik Abbass Khan, resident of Distt Orakzai.

In another incident, a Pakistan Army soldier was martyred in unprovoked firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).

The ISPR stated that 28-year-old soldier Nabeel Liaqat was martyred due to ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the LoC in Dewa Sector.

“Pakistan army troops promptly responded and inflicted heavy losses to the enemy side in terms of men and material,” the statement added.