2 Pak soldiers killed in operation

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed during a security operation against militants in North Waziristan, an army statement said.

Without mentioning the time of the operation, the statement by the military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday night said that the armed offensive was carried out on an intelligence tip-off regarding the presence of militants in the district, reports Xinhua news agency.

Loss on the side of militants was not revealed by the statement which only added that the area of the operation was cordoned off for clearance.

Earlier on Saturday, the ISPR issued a statement about an operation against militants in southwest Balochistan province in which four terrorists were killed.