Security forces have gunned down five terrorists, while two soldiers embraced martyrdom in an intense exchange of firing in Sambaza area of Zhob district on Monday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the security forces conducted an intelligence based operation in general area Sambaza, Zhob District, on reported presence of terrorists on the night of October 8 and 9.
The military’s media affairs wing said that during the conduct of operation, terrorists were surrounded and after intense exchange of fire, five terrorists were sent to hell.
However, in ensuing exchange of fire, Major Syed Ali Raza Shah (Age 31 years, resident of Sargodha District), who was leading the operation from the front, and Havaldar Nisar Ahmed (Age 38 years, resident of Vehari District), having fought gallantly, paid the ultimate sacrifice and embraced Shahadat.
Security forces of Pakistan are indebted & proud of our brave men and pay homage to their chivalry and sacrifices for the motherland, which further strengthens our resolve to uproot the menace of terrorism from the country.
“Sanitization of the surrounding areas is being conducted to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area,” it added.