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Four terrorists killed, four personnel martyred in North Waziristan, says ISPR

Security forces shot dead at least four terrorists during an exchange of gunfire in Boyya, while four personnel were also martyred, ISPR said. ISPR/Handout via The News

RAWALPINDI: The military’s media wing on Sunday said four sepoys had embraced martyrdom in  an intelligence-based operation (IBO) carried out in the Vezhda Sar area, South West of Boya, in North Waziristan.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the operation was carried out in Vezhda Sar, 8km South West of Boya, Miranshah, North Wazirstan District.

“Sanitisation force conducted operation against terrorists’ hideout in Vezhda Sar this morning. As soon as the troops cordoned off the area, terrorists opened fire. All dug out terrorists were shot down by security forces,” read the statement.

According to ISPR, while returning fire, four soldiers embraced martyrdom. They were identified as Sepoy Muhammad Ismail Khan, Sepoy Muhammad Shahbaz Yasin, Sepoy Raja Waheed Ahmed and Sepoy Muhammad Rizwan Khan.

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