At least three Pakistani soldiers were martyred when terrorists from inside Afghanistan opened fire on the troops stationed in Dewagar area of North Waziristan district, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement on Saturday.

The military’s media wing said that the Pakistani troops responded befittingly to the attack, adding that as per intelligence reports the terrorists suffered heavy causalities.

The Pakistaii soldiers that were martyred during the exchange of fire included Havaldar Taimoor (resident of Jhelum, age 30 years), Naik Shoaib (resident of Attock, age 38 years) and Sepoy Saqib Nawaz (resident of Sialkot, age 24 years).