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Pakistan army officer among dead in clash with terrorists near Afghan border

In a statement, the army said that security forces conducted an operation in Zewa, Kurram district on reported presence of three terrorists.

Published: 14th July 2021 12:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2021 12:32 AM   |  A+A-

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All terrorists were killed during the operation. (File | Express Illustrations)

By PTI

PESHWAR: An officer of the Pakistan army and a solider were killed on Tuesday during a clash with the terrorists in the restive tribal district, bordering Afghanistan.

In a statement, the army said that security forces conducted an operation in Zewa, Kurram district on reported presence of three terrorists.

During intense exchange of fire with terrorists, a Captain and a soldier were killed, it said.

All terrorists were killed during the operation.

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of soldiers in the clash.



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