Terrorist attack kills two Pakistani soldiers in North Waziristan

An attack by terrorists at a checkpoint in North Waziristan killed two Pakistani soldiers on Monday, local media reported.

On May 23, terrorists attacked a military post in general area Mir Ali, North Waziristan District. Troops responded immediately,” states a press release issued by the military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

ARY News reported that Sepoy Zahoor Khan (20) and Sepoy Rahim Gul (23) died in an exchange of fire.

Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed earlier on April 15 when terrorists ambushed a convoy near the Afghan border in North Waziristan.

In the Isham area of the tribal district on April 14, terrorists ambushed a vehicle of security forces. According to ARY News, four terrorists were killed in the encounter. The troops retaliated promptly by effectively engaging the attackers.

According to Pakistan’s vernacular media, terrorist activities have increased in the country’s border areas, especially in North Waziristan.

As a result of the increase in terrorist attacks, several Pakistani soldiers have been killed. According to reports, these militants are based in Afghanistan. When they launch attacks on Pakistan, they retreat to their bases in Afghanistan.

In addition, terrorist organizations such as the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are planning attacks against Pakistan from the Afghan bases.

According to Pakistan Vernacular Media, within the first three months of this year, 105 soldiers and officers lost their lives in terrorist attacks.