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8 terrorists killed, another 5 held in two separate IBOs in KP

September 22, 2023

RAWALPINDI: Security forces have killed eight terrorists and apprehended another five and their facilitators in two separate operations in districts of Khyber and North Waziristan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.

Security forces conducted intelligence based operations (IBOs) in two districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which resulted in killing of eight terrorists and apprehension of five terrorists and their facilitators.

During conduct of first operation in general area Jani Khel, Bannu District, intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists. Resultantly, six terrorists were sent to hell while five were apprehended.

These terrorists were involved in numerous terrorist activities against security forces, including facilitation of motorcycle borne suicide attack on a military convoy at Jani Khel on 31st of last month, in which nine brave sons of soil laid their lives.

In another operation in general area Datta Khel, North Waziristan District, two terrorists were sent to hell in a fierce encounter between security forces and terrorists. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from killed terrorists.

Sanitization of the surrounding areas is being carried out to neutralize any other terrorist found in the area. Locals of the area appreciated the operation. Security forces of Pakistan remain determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism.