Soldier martyred in North Waziristan military post attack


RAWALPINDI, Aug 07: A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred after
terrorists attacked a military check-post in North Waziristan on
Saturday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The military’s media wing said terrorists opened fire on a check-post in
Ghariom area. The security personnel responded in a befitting manner, it

During an exchange of fire, Sepoy Shahid, 29, who was a resident of
Bahawalnagar embraced martyrdom, the ISPR said, adding a clearance
operation was launched in the area following the attack.

It reiterated the Pakistan Army’s determination to eliminating the
menace of terrorism saying “sacrifices of our brave soldiers further
strengthen our resolve”.

On August 2, a Pakistan Army soldier had embraced martyrdom after
terrorists opened fire on a military post in North Waziristan’s Ghariom.
The martyred serviceman was identified as 37-year-old Naik Ghulam
Mustafa who was a resident of Muzaffarabad, the military’s media wing

A search operation was launched in the area to eliminate terrorists, the
ISPR had said.