Pakistani Soldier Killed During Exchange Of Fire With Terrorists

A Pakistani soldier was killed in Jani Khel area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district in an exchange of fire with terrorists on Friday, the military announced.

As per Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, Sepoy Sarfaraz Ali, age 26 years, a resident of Vehari, was killed while defending a military post.

“Terrorists fired on the military post in Jani Khel area on Thursday night, but the army initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists’ location,” the statement added.

Last month, another soldier was killed in similar incident when terrorists fired at a military checkpost in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s North Waziristan district.

During an intense exchange of fire, Naik Noor Merjan, a 32-year-old resident of Kurram, was killed, the ISPR said in a statement on that time.


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