MIRAN SHAH: The security forces claimed to have killed seven terrorists who attacked checkpost on Pak-Afghan border in North Waziristan, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Tuesday.

The ISPR said that the attack occurred when terrorists opened fire at the Pakistani check-post. Troops deployed at the post repulsed the attacked and killed seven terrorists while injuring three others.

Last month, seven troops, including an army officer, were martyred and nine terrorists were killed in a clash during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan.

“In an intense exchange of fire, seven Pakistan army soldiers, namely Captain Junaid, Havildar Amir, Havildar Atif, Havildar Nasir, Havildar Abdul Razzaq, Sepoy Sammi and Sepoy Anwar embraced martyrdom,” the ISPR said at the time, adding that nine terrorists were killed and their bodies were held.