Two terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with the security forces and terrorists in North Waziristan district.

However, during the intense exchange of fire, leading his troops from the front, Captain Muhammad Osama bin Arshad, having fought gallantly, made the ultimate sacrifice and embraced Shahadat, said Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Tuesday.

It said sanitization operation is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area.

The ISPR said the security forces are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the country and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.