Seven Pakistani soldiers martyred in North Waziristan ambush: ISPR

Four terrorists were killed in the exchange of fire near Pak-Afghan border

08:51 PM | 15 Apr, 2022
Seven Pakistani soldiers martyred in North Waziristan ambush: ISPR
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RAWALPINDI – Seven troops of Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom during an exchange of fire with terrorists in North Waziristan district yesterday, according to the military's media wing.

A statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) today said that terrorists ambushed a military convoy near Pak-Afghan border in general area Isham, North Waziristan District. As the troops initiated a prompt response, they effectively engaged and killed four terrorists.

The soldiers who laid their lives for the defence of the motherland are Havaldar Tariq Yousaf (age 36 years, resident of Faisalabad), Sepoy Suleman Waqas (age 34 years, resident of Layyah), Sepoy Junaid Ali (age 26 years, resident of Layyah), Sepoy Ijaz Hussain (age 27 years, resident of Khairpur), Sepoy Waqar Ahmed (age 25 years, resident of Mirpur Khas), Sepoy Muhammad Jawad Ameer (age 24 years, resident of Chakwal), and Sepoy Arshad Ali (age 23 years, resident of Sohbatpur). 

"[A] Clearance operation in the area is underway to eliminate any terrorists," the ISPR statement further said.

"Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve," it added.

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