Security forces kill three terrorists in North Waziristan IBO

Terrorists were involved in target killing, kidnapping for ransom, extortion and fire raids on security forces


Our Correspondent February 17, 2021
PHOTO: AFP/FILE

Security forces on Tuesday killed three terrorists, from the Aleem Khan Khushali group, during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's North Waziristan district, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

“These terrorists were involved in target killing, kidnapping for ransom, extortion, fire raid on security forces and improvised explosive device (IED) explosions,” the military’s media wing added. “Sanitisation of the area was carried out.”

On February 4, security forces killed four terrorists during an operation in North Waziristan.

The military's media wing said that the operation was conducted after the security forces observed the presence of the terrorists in a compound in North Waziristan's Mir Ali area.

Read more: Four terrorists killed in North Waziristan security operation

The ISPR said that 42-year-old resident of Chitral Naib Subedar Aminullah and a 24-year-old resident of Landi Kotal Sepoy Sher Zamin embraced martyrdom while four other soldiers sustained injuries during the operation.

On January 18, at least two terrorists were killed by security forces during an IBO in Nargosa area of South Waziristan district.

“During an intense fire, two terrorists Usman Ali and Waheed Lashtai were killed and one was injured and apprehended,” the military’s media wing added.

On January 10, it was reported Sepoy Naseer was martyred during an IBO on a terrorist hideout in Kani Roga, Doga Macha, North Waziristan District.

Two terrorists were also killed in the operation, the ISPR revealed.

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