MIRANSHAH: A soldier was martyred in an attack by the militants based in Afghanistan on a security check post in North Waziristan tribal district on Tuesday night.

Official sources said the Afghanistan-based militants attacked a check post in Shawal in which Sepoy Ehtesham embraced martyrdom. The body of the martyred soldier was brought to Miranshah Hospital through a helicopter on Wednesday morning.

Two days ago, one soldier was martyred and another was injured in a similar cross-border attack in Shawal area of North Waziristan.

On Saturday, two Army soldiers were martyred and six terrorists were killed in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Spina Mela area of South Waziristan tribal district.

A day earlier, a security personnel was martyred in firing of terrorists from across the border in North Waziristan.