Two soldiers martyred, two terrorists killed in Lakki Marwat: ISPR


ISLAMABAD: An exchange of gunfire occurred between security forces and terrorists in Lakki Marwat district on Wednesday, resulting in the death of two terrorists and the martyrdom of two soldiers of the Pakistan Army.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations troops effectively engaged the terrorists’ location as a result of which two terrorists were sent killed.

“These terrorists remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities against the security forces as well as target killings of innocent civilians. Weapons, ammunition and explosives were also recovered from them” the statement issued by ISPR read.

“However, during intense exchange of fire, two brave soldiers; Sepoy Muhammad Afzal (age 29 years; resident of district Bhimber, Azad Kashmir) and Sepoy Ibrar Hussain (age 27 years; resident of district Mansehra), having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat,” it added.

The statement further said that sanitization operation is underway to eradicate any terrorists in the area, as the Pakistani security forces remain resolute in eliminating the menace of terrorism from the country.

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