6 soldiers, 3 terrorists killed in clash in NW Pakistan-Xinhua

6 soldiers, 3 terrorists killed in clash in NW Pakistan

Source: Xinhua

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2022-03-30 22:51:47

ISLAMABAD, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Six Pakistani soldiers and three terrorists were killed in a clash in Tank district of Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Wednesday, a military statement said.

The three terrorists attempted to enter a military compound in the district, the military's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in the statement.

The troops "responded in an efficient manner, encircled and killed all three terrorists thereby foiling the attempted entry inside the military compound," the statement added.

During the intense exchange of fire, six soldiers were killed, said the ISPR.

"Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve," the statement added.