A Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom as terrorists attacked a military post in the Shewa area of North Waziristan District, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement on Saturday.

According to ISPR, the terrorists targeted a security check post in Shewa area of North Waziristan district, resulting in the martyrdom of a soldier.

“Naik Noor Merjan, age 32 years, resident of Kurram embraced martyrdom during the intense exchange of fire with terrorists who targeted military post in Shewa,” the military’s public relations wing said.

The ISPR said that security forces initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists’ location.

“Clearance of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area,” it added.