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Agencies
June 21, 2021

Soldier martyred, 2 terrorists killed in N Waziristan

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Agencies
June 21, 2021

ISLAMABAD/QUETTA: The security forces on Sunday conducted an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Spinwam area of North Waziristan district on reported presence of terrorists, where a soldier embraced martyrdom and two terrorists were killed during the operation. While a bomb exploded on a Quetta road Sunday, but no casualty was reported.The military's spokesperson Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in its statement said, "Security Forces conducted an IBO in Spinwam, North Waziristan District, on reported presence of terrorists." The martyred soldier was identified as Naik Nazakat Khan, age 32 years, resident of Attock who had embraced shahadat (martyrdom) during the operation, it added. During intense exchange of fire two terrorists were killed. The killed terrorists were active members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Spinwam, North Waziristan and involved in terrorist activities against the security forces. – APP

Meanwhile, a bomb exploded near Goli Mar Chowk, Subzal Road area in Quetta on Sunday. However, no casualty was reported.

According to police, a bomb exploded near Goli Mar Chowk area of Quetta, however, no one was hurt in the blast. On information Frontier Corps, police and bomb disposal squad rushed to the site. FC and police cordoned off the area and started search for the terrorists, while bomb disposal squad collected evidence from the site of the blast.

Minister for Home and Tribal Affairs Mir Ziaullah Langove, while condemning the bomb blast, directed the authorities concerned to submit a detailed report into the matter. He termed the incident as a cowardly act of terrorists.