ISLAMABAD, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- A soldier was killed as terrorists attacked a military check post in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a Pakistani army statement said on Monday.
The terrorists opened fire at the post located in the Spinwam area of North Waziristan district of the province, the military's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in the statement.
"Troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists' location," said the ISPR statement, adding that during an exchange of fire with the militants, one soldier of the Pakistani army was killed.
Area clearance is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area, it added. Enditem