The security forces conducted two separate intelligence-based operations on terrorist hideouts in North Waziristan, said the military’s media wing.
A soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred and seven others injured in a terrorist attack on the security forces in North Waziristan.
24-year-old Captain Umar Farooq was also among those who embraced martyrdom during the IED attack, said the ISPR.
According to the spokesperson of the military media wing, the intelligence-based operation (IBO) was conducted in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan.
COAS prayed for the departed soul and offered Fateha
A soldier of the Pakistan Army on Saturday embraced martyrdom after improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near security forces check post in North Waziristan
ISPR said that Lt Nasir Hussain, Naik Muhammad Imran and Sepoy Usman Akhtar were martyred in the landmine blast, whereas, four personnel sustained injuries.
During the exchange of fire with the terrorists, four security personnel have martyred, said ISPR.
A three-year-old boy has been affected by the virus in North Waziristan.
For the first time in the history of North Waziristan, students were taking online classes amid COVID-19 lockdown as the government has provided them high-speed internet facility.