Two Pakistan Army soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with 'terrorists' in the Jani Khel area of Frontier Region Bannu on Thursday, said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). 

Lieutenant Khawar and Naik Shehzad were killed in a standoff with alleged militants. Four 'terrorists' were also eliminated in the intelligence based operation conducted by security forces , added the statement.

In a separate development, Frontier Corps and intelligence agencies conducted search operation in Andoor, Ketch area of Balochistan.

“One terrorist was killed and 12 suspects were apprehended, while one FC soldier got injured in exchange of fire with terrorists. Cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession,” said an ISPR statement.

Moreover, Punjab Rangers arrested 10 suspects and recovered a huge cache of ammunition and explosive material during operations in different cities of the province.

The Rangers carried out combing operations in Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajan Pur, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Attock.