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Separate terrorist attacks in Pakistan have killed six soldiers

Eight soldiers were killed in two separate terrorist attacks in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region on Thursday. Seven were killed in one incident and another in another. Dawn quoted security sources as saying on Friday.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Seven soldiers were killed when terrorists stormed a security vehicle in Datakhel, a tribal district in North Waziristan. The second incident took place in Isham area of ​​the district. One soldier was killed in a clash between security forces and terrorists.

In the first incident, the terrorists attacked a moving vehicle of the security forces in the Datakhel area on the Afghan border, officials said. The terrorists attacked with rocket-propelled grenade launchers and guns. Seven soldiers were killed in the attack, officials said. Officials told the media at Miramshah, the district headquarters of North Waziristan.

The slain soldiers were Habildar Tariq, Sepoy Arshad, Kashif, Junaid, Ijaz, Waqas and Jawad Mir. Their bodies were taken to Miramshah by a military helicopter.

Sources said that a search operation is being carried out in the area. Members of the security forces also retaliated. However, the casualties of the attacking terrorists could not be confirmed. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) did not confirm the attack. He did not make any official statement.

Three days ago, five policemen were killed in an attack in the southern district of Dera Ismail Khan. Four others were injured. This was followed by a major attack on Thursday.

Datakhel is a comparative sanctuary for terrorist groups than any other area in North Waziristan. Security forces have so far failed to clear the area of ​​terrorists. Hundreds of displaced families are still waiting to return home.

The second incident took place in the Isham area of ​​North Waziristan. Asmatullah Khan, 26, a soldier from Mianwali area, was killed in a clash between the army and terrorists. The military’s media arm, the ISPR, said. A clean-up operation is underway to eradicate the terrorists from the area.

There have been three terrorist attacks in Waziristan this week. An army major and a soldier were killed in an attack on a security checkpoint in South Waziristan on Monday. Two terrorists were also killed in the clash with the security forces.

At least 97 officers and soldiers were killed in the first three months of this year, the ISPR said in a news conference on Thursday. This number is 105 with the last 6 people. At the same time, 127 terrorists were killed. 260 people have been arrested.

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