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six more soldiers embrace martyrdom in gun battle with terrorists in waziristan

Six more soldiers embrace martyrdom in gun battle with terrorists in North Waziristan

ISLAMABAD: Six more soldiers of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom on Thursday in a fierce gun-battle with the terrorists in North Waziristan.

Three terrorists were also killed in the gun-battle and two others sustained injuries, according to the army’s media wing, ISPR.

The ISPR said, “the fire exchange took place between terrorists and own troops in general area Dirduni of North Waziristan district and during intense exchange of fire, six brave soldiers having fought gallantly, embraced shahadat.”

Havaldar Saleem Khan (age 36 years, resident of district Tank), Naik Javed lqbal (age 37 years, resident of district Kohat), Sepoy Nazir Khan (age 26 years, resident of district Bannu), Sepoy Hazrat Bilal (age 25 years, resident of district Mardan), Sepoy Syed Rajab Hussain (age 22 years, resident of District Orakzai) and Sepoy Bismillah Jan (age 22 years, resident of District Khyber) embraced martyrdom.

According to the ISPR, Army troops engaged the terrorists’ location and three terrorists were sent to hell.

Sanitization of the area is being done to eliminate terrorists in the area, Director General of the ISPR said.

Pakistan Army said security forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif paid homage to martyrs who were martyred in North Waziristan.

He prayed for the martyrs and condolence to the bereaved.

Premier Shehbaz said Pakistan’s armed forces are standing firmly against terrorism and entire nation stands with the security forces and salutes the martyrs.

Pakistan Army has expedited operation against the militants in recent months with the aim to discourage terrorist activities in the country. The intelligence-based operations (IBOs) are being conducted against the militants in the country

Javed Mahmood
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