Soldier martyred in Hangu terrorist attack

The Nation  |  Oct 20, 2021

A soldier of the Pakistan Army has embraced martyrdom (Shahadat) foiling the terrorists’ attack at the military post in Thall, Hangu District, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated on Wednesday.

The military's media wing said the terrorists fired at the military post in Thall, Hangu District late last night (Tuesday).

The troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists who had initiated fire at the military post, the statement added.

The martyred soldier was identified as Sepoy Waqas, age 26 years, resident of Mansehra who embraced Shahadat during the exchange of fire.

The security forces were conducting an area clearance to eliminate any terrorists found in the locality, said the ISPR.

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