Soldier martyred in North Waziristan IED blast: ISPR
North Waziristan: A soldier of the Pakistan Army on Saturday embraced martyrdom after improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near security forces check post on Boya-Miranshah road in North Waziristan, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement.
According to ISPR, an improvised explosive device was exploded near security forces check post on Road Boya- Miranshah in Northwazirstan, resulting in the martyrdom of Sepoy Sajid, age 33 years.
The security forces have cordoned the area for clearance operation, added ISPR.
Earlier on June 11, at least two Pakistan Army personnel were martyred after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) in North Waziristan area of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province.
According to details shared by the ISPR, the Pakistan Army vehicle hit a landmine in Miramshah, administrative headquarters of North Waziristan area.
The incident led to the martyrdom of two soldiers and wounded two others. The martyred soldiers have been identified as Subedar Aziz and Lance Naik Mushtaq.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that security troops deployed at the sight effectively engaged the terrorists killing five.