RAWALPINDI: Terrorist carried out fire raid on security forces’ check-post, in Miranshah, North Waziristan, media wing of armed forces, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.
According to the ISPR, troops effectively engaged them and killed five terrorists.
In exchange of fire, one soldier Havaldar Akbar Hussain Khan embraced shahadat while three soldiers got injured. Troops cordoned the area and carried out search operation.
Havaldar Akbar Hussain Khan Shaheed, 43, was resident of Tehsil Dir Kot, district Bagh. He is survived by a wife, 2 sons and 2 daughters.
On Mar 18, seven terrorists were killed, while four security personnel martyred in exchange of fire during operation in North Waziristan’s Datta Khel town.
Media wing of the armed forces had reported, “On confirmed intelligence about presence of terrorists in a hideout near Datta Khel, North Waziristan, security forces conducted an intelligence based operation in Mama Ziarat, seven kilometers South West of Dattakhel.