Waqas hailed from Mansehra
A sepoy of the Pakistan Army was martyred Tuesday night during a terrorist attack on a check post in Thall, Hangu, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations.
The soldier, 26, identified as Waqas, hailed from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mansehra.
The army’s media wing, in a statement on Wednesday, said that the troops responded promptly and efficiently. A search operation in the area is underway to clear it of terrorists.
Earlier, on Monday, an alleged TTP terrorist was killed by the Malakand Counter-Terrorism Department in Dir. Abdul Wahab involved in the planning and plotting of multiple terrorist attacks on police and Rangers personnel. He was killed during an exchange of fire.