A Pakistan Army captain and four soldiers embraced martyrdom on Monday during an intelligence-based operation Army Captain, Four Soldiers Martyred In North Waziristan IBO in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s North Waziristan district, the military said in a statement.
Army Captain Four Soldiers Martyred In North Waziristan IBO Services Public Relations (ISPR)
“During the conduct of the operation in Boyya area of the district, intense fire exchange took place between the troops and terrorists,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
The military’s media wing said that the troops engaged the terrorists’ location, resulting in the killing of four terrorists. “Weapon and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists,” it added.
According to the ISPR, the killed terrorists remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces and the killing of innocent citizens.
However, during the intense exchange of fire, 26-year-old resident of Wana Captain Abdul Wali, 45-year-old resident of Abbottabad Naib Subedar Nawaz, 34-year-old resident of Sargodha Havaldar Ghulam Ali, 33-year-old resident of Mianwali Lance Naik Ilyas and 29-year-old resident of Mianwali Sepoy Zafar Ullah embraced martyrdom.
“Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers will not go unpunished,” it further said.