Terrorist killed in North Waziristan operation

IBO conducted in a hideout on confirmed intelligence of presence of terrorists in Mirali, says ISPR


News Desk October 12, 2021
A file photo of the Pakistan Army. PHOTO: AFP

At least one terrorist was killed during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) by security forces in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's North Waziristan district on Monday, the military said.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the IBO was conducted in a hideout on confirmed intelligence of the presence of terrorists in Mirali.

It said that weapons and ammunition were recovered during the operation while an area clearance operation is in progress.

On Saturday, four terrorists were killed by Frontier Corps (FC) when the security forces spotted and engaged them near Balochistan's Awaran district.

Read more: Terror bid foiled as security forces kill 10 militants in S Waziristan IBO

According to the ISPR, the terrorists were killed after an intense exchange of fire, adding that weapons and ammunition were also recovered from them.

On September 28, at least 10 terrorists including four commanders were killed in an IBO carried out by the security forces in South Waziristan district on the reported presence of a militant hideout.

Also read: Four FC soldiers, one levies official martyred in NW

According to a statement issued by the ISPR, the terrorists remained actively involved in planting IEDs, conducting fire raids and target killing of innocent civilians.

These terrorists were planning to conduct more acts of terrorism inside South Waziristan, it added.

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