Security Forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) on reported presence of terrorists, in general area of MiranShah in North Waziristan district on Friday, and during an intense gun battle, Major Amir and Sepoy Arif embraced martyrdom.
During conduct of the operation, a party of terrorists was spotted and intercepted by Major Amir, who was leading the operation from the front.
Reluctantly one terrorist was sent to hell while another was injured.
As result of heavy exchange of fire, two brave sons of the nation, Major Amir Aziz (age 29 years, resident of Sargodha District) and Sepoy Muhammad Arif (age 27 years, resident of Sahiwal District) having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat. Sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate the terrorists present in the area.
Security Forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our soldiers further strengthen our resolve.