Soldier killed in shootout with terrorists in NW Pakistan: army

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ISLAMABAD, July 7 (Xinhua) -- A soldier was killed in a shootout between security forces and terrorists in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, a Pakistani army statement said on Wednesday night.

The security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan district in the province, the army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

"During the operation, an exchange of fire took place with the terrorists. A young soldier having fought gallantly lost his life," the statement added.

The killed soldier was a 23-year-old resident of Nowshera district of KP, the ISPR said.

According to the ISPR, an operation was being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area. Enditem

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