A suicide bombing in North Waziristan resulted in the loss of at least four lives, including two Pakistan Army soldiers, as confirmed by the military’s media wing on Wednesday. A statement from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) revealed that a vehicle-borne suicide bomber detonated near the Datta Khel area. As a result, two soldiers, Naik Said Ullah Shah aged 33, and Sepoy Jawad Khan aged 31, along with a police officer and an innocent civilian were killed.
The ISPR statement further said, “The suicide bomber intended to target a public gathering, but swift response by the security forces personnel prevented a major catastrophe as the soldiers immediately intercepted the suicide bomber vehicle on suspicion, sacrificing their lives to save numerous innocent lives.”
According to the statement, security forces and law enforcement agencies are resolute to eliminate terrorism. The sacrifices of our soldiers and innocent citizens further strengthen our resolve.
Six Terrorists Killed in South Waziristan
Earlier today, the security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in South Waziristan, killing six terrorists. The IBO was executed on the basis of reported terrorist activity in the general area of Kot Azam. During the operation, an exchange of heavy fire took place between the security forces and terrorists, killing six militants. The military media wing also announced that weapons and ammunition were recovered from the scene. The militants were reportedly involved in terrorist activities, including targeted killings of security forces and innocent citizens.