PESHAWAR: One terrorist was killed and another was arrested during an operation by the security forces in Sra Rogha area of South Waziristan tribal district.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday that during intense exchange of fire, one security personnel embraced martyrdom. The ISPR said the arrested terrorist revealed that they had planned to conduct a fire raid on a military post.

The martyred soldier was identified as Naik Ziauddin, hailing from Mardan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The ISPR said Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism. It said sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.

Security situation has worsened in Waziristan region recently and attacks on security forces have increased, as a result of which the security forces have also stepped up intelligence-based operations.

On August 07, a soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred when terrorists attacked a military check post in Ghariom area of North Waziristan.

According to ISPR, during the exchange of fire, Sepoy Shahid, 29, resident of Bahawalnagar, embraced Shahadat. The security forces responded in a befitting manner and carried out an area clearance to eliminate the terrorists.

On August 03, a soldier was martyred when terrorists opened fire on a Pakistan Army check post in the same area.

According to ISPR, the Pakistani troops responded in a befitting manner. During exchange of fire, Naik Ghulam Mustafa, 37, resident of Muzaffarabad, embraced martyrdom.

On July 05, three security personnel were martyred and another was injured in an attack on their check post in Mir Ali sub-division of North Waziristan.

Official sources said the attack was carried out by militants in Hasankhel area of Speen Wam town. The martyred security personnel were identified as Naik Gul Bahadur, Sepoys Khurram and Adnan, while the injured soldier was identified as Fawad.

On July 02, a soldier was martyred when terrorists opened fire on a Pakistan Army check post in Waziristan.

According to ISPR, the Pakistani troops responded in a befitting manner. During exchange of fire, Naik Ghulam Mustafa, 37, resident of Muzaffarabad, embraced martyrdom.

On June 30, five soldiers were martyred and five others were injured in two cross border attacks in North and South Waziristan.

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