Pakistan Army soldier martyred in a terrorist attack on military checkpost

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Pakistan Army soldier martyred in a terrorist attack on military checkpost

RAWALPINDI – Terrorist on late Tuesday attacked a military checkpoint in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's Thall, resulting in the martyrdom of a soldier, the military media wing said Wednesday.

A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Sepoy Waqas, 26, a resident of Mansehra embraced martyrdom during the exchange of fire with terrorists in Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Army troops also initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists. Later, an area clearance operation was carried out to eliminate the terrorists.