RAWALPINDI - Two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in an Improvised Explosive Device explosion in a North Waziristan area on Thursday.
According to Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR), the explosion took place in Ghulam Khan area of North Waziristan Agency when the security personnel passing by the scene were struck with an IED. Two soldiers embraced martyrdom in the blast while some others were left injured.
Operation Zarb-e-Azb is in full swing in NWA where armed forces were targeting the hideouts of militants.
Meanwhile, two blasts occurred outside the houses in tehsils Bara and Jamrud of Khyber Agency while two persons were injured when a rocket was fired in Charsadda on Thursday.
According to security forces, a blast occurred outside a house in Achani area of tehsil Bara that partially damaged the house. Another blast occurred outside a house in Wazirdand area of tehsil Jamrud.
Fortunately, no loss of life was reported in both the blasts.
Separately, a rocket was fired from an unknown location that descended in the Shabqadar area of Chasadda and injured two persons who were shifted to a hospital for treatment.
Security forces cordoned off the area and started a search operation after the incident.