Soldier martyred in exchange of fire with terrorists in North Waziristan

FILE - In this Sunday, July 10, 2011 file photo, a Pakistani army soldier takes a position during a military operation against militants in Pakistan's Khurram tribal region. Pakistani air force jets have bombed militant hideouts in the country's volatile northwest Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, after government efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the Pakistani Taliban broke down earlier this week. (AP Photo/Mohammad Zubair, File)

North Waziristan (HRNW) Soldier embraced martyrdom during the exchange of intense fire in the general area of Shewa in North Waziristan District.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a fire exchange took place between terrorists and troops in the Shewa area of North Waziristan. The troops fought bravely and engaged the terrorist’s location effectively.

During the exchange of firing, one terrorist was killed. The weapon and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorist.

The killed terrorist remained actively involved in terror activities against security forces.

During an intense fire exchange, 35-year-old Havaldar Parosh resident of Kohat fought gallantly and embraced martyrdom.

According to the ISPR, sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area.