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Four soldiers martyred in exchange of fire with terrorists in North Waziristan

Four soldiers martyred in exchange of fire with terrorists in North Waziristan
March 24, 2022 Web Desk

RAWALPINDI (92 News) - Four soldiers were martyred in an exchange of fire with terrorists in Hassan Khel, North Waziristan District.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, a group of terrorists attempted to infiltrate inside Pakistan from Afghanistan on midnight 23/24 March. Due to alertness and timely response of own troops, the infiltration attempt was foiled. Terrorists opened fire which was reciprocated in a befitting manner. The terrorists having failed, fled away and as per intelligence reports, suffered heavy casualties.

However, during intense exchange of fire, four soldiers, having fought gallantly, embraced martyred. The martyrs include Lance Havaldar Wajahat Alam (age 34 years, resident of Ghizer, Gilgit Baltistan); Sepoy Sajjid lnayat (age 25 years, resident of Sheikhupura); Sepoy Maqbool Hayat (age 32 years, resident of Ghizer, Gilgit Baltistan) and Sepoy Sajjid Ali (age 22 years, resident of Skardu).

The Pakistan Army is determined to eliminating the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.