RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Three Pakistan Army Soldiers embraced martyrdom in a fight against terrorists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Dera Ismail Khan District.
The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that on the night of March 20/21, 2023, terrorists opened fire on a Police Check Post in Khutti area of DI Khan District.
The ISPR said that on receipt of the information, security forces immediately cordoned the area, blocking all possible escape routes.
The fleeing terrorists were intercepted in Saggu area of Dera Ismail Khan.
The ISPR said that after an intense exchange of fire, three terrorists were sent to hell. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists.
However, during the intense exchange of fire, Havaldar Muhammad Azhar Iqbal (age 42 years, resident of Lodhran), Naik Muhammad Asad (age 34 years, resident of Khanewal) and Sepoy Muhammad Essa (age 22 years, resident of South Waziristan) having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat.
The sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area.
The ISPR said that Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.