ISLAMABAD At least eight terrorists were killed while four soldiers were martyred and one was injured at Makeen area of South Waziristan Agency in the ongoing military operation Rah-e-Nijat, ISPR Monday said. According to the statement, security forces have consolidated and strengthened their positions on Jandola-Sararogha axis. While on Shakai-Kaniguram axis, the forces conducted search and clearance operation at Bangal Khel, Totai Langar Khel and Kanigurm areas and demolished the hideout of terrorist commander Mumtaz Burki. On Razmak-Makeen axis, the security personnel cleared Tauda China Khola and established a check-post near Makeen. Terrorists fired rockets at security forces checkpoint at Makeen, resultantly four soldiers were martyred and one was injured while eight terrorists were killed. In relief activities, as many as 9,343 cash cards have been distributed amongst the displaced families of Waziristan while over 4,845 patients have been treated at Army Field Hospital in Dera Ismail Khan. Agencies add: Makeen is one of the most notorious Taliban-held towns in South Waziristan and close to where former TTP chief Baitullah Mehsud had a house, which the military said Friday had been demolished. A US missile attack killed Mehsud on August 5 in South Waziristan. The military says around 480 militants and 46 soldiers have been killed since the offensive began, but security officials and analysts say that many rebels have simply fled rather than staying to fight.