7 terrorists killed, 2 soldiers martyred in a deadly encounter
RAWALPINDI: Seven terrorists have been killed and two soldiers were martyred during an exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists in North Waziristan district, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release on Sunday.
According to the ISPR, during an intense exchange of fire two personnel Sobedar Munir Hussain and Hawaldar Babu Khan embraced martyrdom, while seven terrorists were shot dead in the encounter.
Area clearance is being carried out to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area, the ISPR said. Weapons and bullets have been recovered from the custody of the killed terrorists, who were involved in attacks on the security forces.
“Pakistan Army link is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of brave officers and soldiers will further strengthen their resolve,” it added.