A Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom as terrorists attacked a military check post in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Bannu district, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement on Friday.

The military’s media wing said that terrorists had opened fire on a military check post in Bannu’s Jani Khel town on January 13-14 night. The army troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists’ location, it added.

During intense exchange of fire, a soldier, 26-year-old Sarfaraz Ali, embraced martyrdom.