Pakistan: Soldier dies during exchange of fire with terrorists
Islamabad: A Pakistani Army soldier died during an exchange of fire between the troops and the terrorists in the country's Shakas region, media reports said on Tuesday.
According to the military's media wing, the security forces conducted a Joint Intelligence Based Operation in the general area of Shakas in Khyber District on November 7, reports Geo News.
An intense firing took place between the troops and terrorists while was operation was conducted.
"Own troops effectively engaged the terrorists’ location. Resultantly, Liaquat Ali alias Shaheen, an important terrorist commander, was killed. The killed terrorist was also propagated as a ‘missing person’," read the statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Weapons and ammunition were recovered during the operation.