Two security personnel martyred in Balochistan

Group of 'externally sponsored terrorists' opened fire onto a check post, says ISPR


News Desk November 24, 2021
Security forces’ personnel stand near the site of the bomb blast at the Torkhan border crossing. PHOTO: INP

Two security forces personnel were martyred during an engagement with a group of 'externally sponsored terrorists' after their check post was fired upon in the general area Tump, Balochistan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.

"To prevent the move of these terrorists into built-up areas, security forces responded with all available weapons, in which terrorists suffered heavy losses," the military's media wing added.

The martyred personnel were identified as Sepoy Naseeb Ullah, resident of Kharan, and Sepoy Insha Allah, resident of Lakki Marwat.

"It is reminded that Pakistan's Security Forces remain determined to defeat acts of cowardly terrorists, aimed at disrupting peace, stability and Progress of Balochistan," the ISPR added.

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

Earlier it was reported that at least 10 terrorists including four commanders were killed in an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) carried out by the security forces in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s South Waziristan district on the reported presence of a militant hideout.

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.

“Security forces cordoned the hideout. During intense exchange of fire, 10 terrorists including 4 terrorist commanders were killed,” the military’s media wing said, adding that a large number of weapons and ammunition was also recovered from the hideout.

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