Seven soldiers martyred in operation in South Waziristan

RAWALPINDI (PEN) – Seven armed forces soldiers were martyred and five terrorists killed in exchange of fire in South Waziristan on Wednesday.

According to a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), an intelligence based operation (IBO) was conducted in Asman Manza area of South Waziristan during which terrorists opened fire.

Security forces returned the fire due to which five terrorists were killed on the spot.

Seven security forces personnel were also martyred during the operation, according to the statement.

A combing operation is underway to find more terrorists in the area.