Six terrorists killed, four soldiers martyred in KP operations.

RAWALPINDI -- As many as six terrorists were killed and four soldiers were martyred during two operations in separate tribal districts, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Thursday.

The fierce encounters between the terrorists and security forces took place on the night between October 18 and 19 in North and South Waziristan districts, the military's media wing said in a statement.

The ISPR mentioned that the first engagement occurred in North Waziristan's Gharyoum area, where the security forces "effectively engaged the terrorists' location" and killed six militants.

The killed terrorists included a high-value target, terrorist ringleader Hazrat Zaman alias Khawarey Mullah, who was actively involved in multiple terrorist activities in the area and was wanted by law enforcement agencies, the ISPR said.

During the operation, three soldiers lost their lives:

Lance Naik Tabbasum Ul Haq: age 36, resident of Rawalpindi district

Sepoy Naeem Akhtar: age 30...

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