Four sepoys had embraced martyrdom in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) carried out in the Vezhda Sar area, South West of Boya, in North Waziristan, informed ISPR on Sunday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the operation was carried out in Vezhda Sar, 8km South West of Boya, Miranshah, North Waziristan District.
In a statement, ISPR said, “Four terrorists were killed during an IBO in Vezhda Sar, eight kilometres southwest of Boya, Miranshah, North Waziristan district”.
“Sanitisation force conducted an operation against terrorists’ hideout in Vezhda Sar this morning. As soon as the troops cordoned off the area, terrorists opened fire. All dug out terrorists were shot down by security forces”, said the military’s media wing.
” While returning fire, four soldiers embraced martyrdom. They were identified as Sepoy Muhammad Ismail Khan, Sepoy Muhammad Shahbaz Yasin, Sepoy Raja Waheed Ahmed, and Sepoy Muhammad Rizwan Khan”, it further added.