Two 'hardcore' terrorists killed in North Waziristan operation

Militants were involved in heinous crimes including killing of innocent people, says ISPR

NEWS DESK October 02, 2020
Security forces also apprehended one terrorist. PHOTO: ISPR

In a major breakthrough, Pakistan Army killed two hardcore terrorists including an IED [improvised explosive device] expert in an area of North Waziristan, a tribal district of Khyber-Paktunkhwa.

“Security Forces conducted IBO [intelligence based operation] on terrorist hideout in Boya, Northwazirstan. 2 hardcore terrorists including an IED specialist killed while one terrorist apprehended,” said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday.

The military’s media wing said the terrorists were involved in heinous crimes including killing of innocent locals, extortion, planning and executing more than 25 terrorists attacks on security forces.

Last month, the security forces in an IBO in North Waziristan smashed a high profile terrorist network, killing its ringleader and his four associates and arrested 10 others

The ISPR, media wing of the military said that wanted terrorist Wasim Zakaria was the mastermind of the 30 difference act of terrorism since 2019, including target killings, attacks on security forces and other government officials.

Security forces conducted an IBO in Mir Ali town where five militants, including Zakaria, were killed while 10 were arrested, the ISPR said


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