MIRANSHAH: At least five soldiers including a Captain were martyred and eight other soldiers sustained injuries during two encounters with the militants, whereas 11 terrorists were also gunned down during these two clashes.
According to the ISPR, two encounters which took place in North Waziristan, Mir Ali area on Tuesday evening martyred five of our soldiers and injured eight, whereas during these clashes eleven terrorists were also gunned down. The ISPR revealed that one of the martyred soldier was Captain Akash Rabbani.
The encounter took place after clearing the area of Fateh Ali area near Mir Ali. Exchange of fire also took place which became the reason of these killings.
The military authorities further revealed that they have taken two major areas under their control including Mir Ali and Miranshsh, whereas the area has been cleared out with the existence of militants.