Six soldiers and four terrorists were killed in a clash in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, a military statement said.
The incident happened in the province’s South Waziristan district, where the clash broke out between the soldiers and the terrorists, the Pakistan Army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in the statement.
Two terrorists were also injured in the exchange of fire, the ISPR added.
Sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area, the statement added.
“Armed forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve,” the statement added.