RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan army soldier was martyred during an operation against terrorists in South Waziristan.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), one terrorist was killed and another was arrested in an injured condition during the operation.
It added that security forces witnessed an unusual movement near the Pakistan Army picket after which a quick response force was sent to deal with the terrorists.
During the intense fire, a terrorist was killed and a Pakistani soldier embraced martyrdom. He was identified as Naik Ziauddin, hailing from Mardan.
The forces also arrested another terrorist in injured condition, who revealed their plan to attack the Pakistan Army check post, said ISPR.
Earlier on June 11, a Pakistan Army soldier was martyred in a terrorist attack near Turbat. According to the millary’s media wing, Naik Aqeel Abbas, resident of village Mehro Peelo, District Chakwal, embraced martyrdom in the terrorist attack.
The militants had attacked the troops using small arms, the ISPR confirmed. Following the attack, the FC Balochistan launched a large-scale area sanitization operation to hunt the terrorists.