RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement on Tuesday said two soldiers were martyred as a result of an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in North Waziristan.
The ISPR, in the statement, said the incident took place when security forces were conducting an area clearance operation in North Waziristan's Dosalli area.
The martyred soldiers:
Pakistan Army troops, following the event, immediately cordoned off the area to apprehend the terrorists involved in planting the IED, the military's media wing said.
During the intense exchange of fire, one of the terrorists, who was trying to flee, got killed, the ISPR said, adding that the clearance operation is still in progress to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area.
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