Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom in an IBO
RAWALPINDI – A young Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom during an Intelligence-Based Operation (IBO) in Senai Narai of the South Waziristan District, the military media wing said Sunday.
A statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the Intelligence-Based Operation was conducted on the reports of the presence of terrorists in the mountainous region of northwest Pakistan.
“During intense exchange of fire with terrorists, Sepoy Junaid, age 20 years, a resident of Balakot, district Mansehra embraced shahadat”, the statement said.
A cordon and search operation was underway for any terrorists found in the area, it further added.
Amid the recent unrest in Pakistan, a Pakistan Army officer and a soldier had been martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Balochistan’s Pasni on July 15.