Capt. Junaid and Sepoy Amjad embraced shahdat in Sawabi.

Two soldiers of the pakistan Army were reportedly killed on Tuesday during an operation against terrorists in Khyber Pakhtunkhw’s Sawabi district, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

Security forces were conducting an intelligence-based operation against terrorists in Sawabi district’s Malikabad area.

In an “exchange of fire” during the operation Captain Junaid and Sepoy Amjad were killed, the ISPR statement said.

The exchange of fire is on-going and the compound has been cordoned off, the statement said.