KHYBER AGENCY: As many as two soldiers and four militants were killed in an exchange of fire in North Waziristan near the Afghan border, the military said on Monday, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, the clash took place during a clearance operation in North Waziristan tribal district, where the military has been waging a major offensive against insurgents since June.
“Four terrorists were killed during clearance operation in Gharlamai area of North Waziristan. Two soldiers also embraced shahadat (martyrdom) in the exchange of fire,” a military statement said.
However, no other details of the clash were given but two intelligence officials said both soldiers and militants used heavy weapons.