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Wednesday Jul 06 2022
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Soldier martyred during exchange of fire with terrorists in North Waziristan

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A Pakistani soldier patrols near Line of Control at Salohi village in Poonch district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on April 26, 2021. — AFP/File
A Pakistani soldier patrols near Line of Control at Salohi village in Poonch district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on April 26, 2021. — AFP/File

  • 23-year-old Waheed Khan sacrifices his life while fighting gallantly.
  • The sepoy was the resident of Nowshera.
  • Says area is being sanitised to eliminate possible terrorists.


A soldier of the armed forces of Pakistan embraced martyrdom in an exchange of fire with terrorists in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Wednesday.

"Sepoy Waheed Khan, 23, resident of Nowshera having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat," a brief statement issued by the military's media wing read.

The ISPR further stated that the sanitisation of the area is being carried out to eliminate the threat of possible terrorists.

Security forces gun down three terrorists

Last week, security forces had gunned down three terrorists in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan’s general area Ghulam Khan Kalay, ISPR said.

The military’s media wing, in a statement, said the operation was conducted on the reported presence of terrorists and these terrorists were involved in terror activities against security forces.

According to ISPR, weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the terrorists killed during the fire exchange.