Pakistan Army Captain martyred in a Security operation in KP

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Pakistan Army Captain martyred in a Security operation in KP

Two security forces personnel were martyred during an area sanitisation operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kurram District, the military's media wing said Tuesday.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a statement, said the operation was conducted after security forces had received reports of terrorists' presence in the area.

During intense exchange of fire, three terrorists were killed, the military's media wing said, adding a-cordon-and-search operation is underway to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area.

*The security forces personnel who were martyred include: *

- Captain Basit, 25, who is a resident of Haripur; and - Sepoy Hazrat Bilal, 22, who is a resident of Orakzai.