Terrorists fired on a security post in Makeen, in South Waziristan on Thursday night. The military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) revealed that the troops responded ‘promptly’ and killed four terrorists. However, during the exchange of fire, four soldiers were martyred. Lance Naik Imran Ali, Sepoy Atif Jahangir, Sepoy Anees ur Rehman and Sepoy Aziz were the soldiers who embraced martyrdom.
This incident comes just a week after four terrorists were killed while two Pakistan army soldiers embraced martyrdom in a gunfight with terrorists in Mir Ali, North Waziristan.
During the conduct of operation, Naib Subedar Amin Ullah, 42, a resident of Chitral, and sepoy Sher Zamin, 24, a resident of Landi Kotal, martyred while four soldiers suffered injuries.
The terrorists were involved in kidnapping for ransom, extortion, firing on security forces and IED explosions.