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6 terrorists killed in N Waziristan

During the conduct of operation, an intense fire exchange took place between the troops and terrorists

By Our Correspondent
February 29, 2024
Army troops stand guard in the red zone in Islamabad on May 11, 2023. — AFP
Army troops stand guard in the "red zone" in Islamabad on May 11, 2023. — AFP

RAWALPINDI: Security forces killed six terrorists in an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in North Waziristan District on Wednesday.

Security forces conducted an IBO in North Waziristan District on reported presence of terrorists, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement said.

During the conduct of operation, an intense fire exchange took place between the troops and terrorists. As a result, six terrorists were sent to hell while one soldier also got injured.

Weapons, ammunition and explosives were also recovered from the killed terrorists, who remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities, including target killings as well as extortion and abduction of innocent civilians.

A sanitization operation is being conducted to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area. Locals of the area appreciated the operation and expressed their full support to eliminate the menace of terrorism.