ISLAMABAD: A soldier and a militant were killed near the border with Afghanistan in Balochistan, the Inter-Agency Public Relations Service (ISPR) stated that when group of militants attempted to infiltrate Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, causing a firefight.
Collision broke out in city of Sambaza of Zhobsky district with an overnight stay and continuation for over 96 hoursaccording to military statement.
media wing of The army claimed to have intercepted result of supervision and sanitation of in area group of terrorists in early hours of Sunday. “During the establishment of blocking positions to repel terrorists escape routes, militants opened fire on security forces.”
Two others soldiers we also wounded in exchange of fire.
The statement said, military received “reliable information that the militants were using route to infiltrate Pakistan to target civilians and security forces.
This also confirmed that the terrorists were supported by their intermediaries from abroad in Afghanistan, as well as through firing, and that the sanitization operation is ongoing in in area arrest the remaining militants.
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) ends truce last month and attacked the security forces over in last month.
TTP is a separate militant group but an ally with afghan Taliban, who seized power in Afghanistan year back when US and NATO troops in in final stages of their extract.
– WITH AP