Pak Army soldier martyred in South Waziristan
RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast near a military check post in Kaniguram, South Waziristan district.
The soldier, who embraced shahadat, has been identified as Lance Naik Waqas Ahmed, 26 years old, resident of Karachi.
The media wing of armed forces, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said cordon and search operation was in progress to apprehend any terrorists found in the area.
“Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our this resolve,” the ISPR said.