Four soldiers martyred, 4 terrorists killed in South Waziristan gunbattle

By: News Desk      Published: 10:47 AM, 12 Feb, 2021
Four soldiers martyred, 4 terrorists killed in South Waziristan gunbattle

Four soldiers were martyred in a gunbattle with terrorists in the South Waziristan district, said a statement on Friday issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistan Army, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Four terrorists were also killed in the shootout that took place in the Makeen area of South Waziristan.

The martyred soldiers included Lance Naik Imran Ali, Sepoy Atif Jahangir, Sepoy Aziz and Sepoy Aneesur Rehman.

A large number of security forces rushed to the attack site and secured the place. Later, they started a clearance operation in the area.

It may be mentioned here that a minor boy was martyred and seven other children were injured when militants based in Afghanistan fired rockets into Pakistan’s Lagharai Sector and Sarakai Top in Bajaur. 

The terrorists operating from Afghanistan fired five rockets into Pakistan’s border areas Thursday afternoon. 

The five-year-old boy who was martyred in the rocket attack belonged to the Mamund area in Bajaur. A girl was also among the seven children who were injured.