1 soldier killed in military operation in NW Pakistan

Islamabad, Sep 24 (UNI) A soldier was killed in an exchange of fire between security forces and militants in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a military statement said.

The incident happened during an intelligence-based operation by the security forces in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan district of the province, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army’s media wing, said in a statement on Saturday.

A sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area, the ISPR said.

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