RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – A Pak-Army colonel and another soldier have embraced martyrdom in a clash with terrorists in Shawal valley, North Waziristan, the Inter-Services Public Relations confirmed on Monday.

Six militants were also killed in the ground offensive launched by Pakistan Army.

According to an ISPR statement, Colonel Faisal Malik and a soldier, unnamed yet, were killed in action.

On Thursday night, Paksitan army launched ground operations in Shawal Valley of North Waziristan.

According to DG ISPR Major General Asim Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif directed for accomplishment of military objectives as soon as possible.

The COAS also ordered ideal coordination between air and ground assaults for maximum outcome.