Security Forces conducted intelligence-based operation (IBO) in South Waziristan District on reported presence of a Terrorists’ concentration, present inside a hide out.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media and public relation wing of Pakistan Army, security forces cordoned the hide out. During intense exchange of fire, 10 terrorists including 4 terrorist commanders were killed.
Weapons and large quantity of ammunition was also recovered from the hideout, the ISPR said. All the killed terrorists remained actively involved in planting improvised explosive devices (IEDs), conducting fire raids and target killing of innocent civilians, the statement added.
Furthermore, the ISPR said that these terrorists were planning to conduct more acts of terrorism inside South Waziristan District. Pak Army is determined to root out the menace of terrorism from country at all costs.
It is to be noted that earlier today, a Frontier Corps (FC) soldier embraced martyrdom when terrorists targeted a border post from Iranian territory with small arms fire in general area Chukab, Balochistan.
According to ISPR, the incident happened in Chukab Balochistan near the Iranian border. Due to fire, Sepoy Maqbool Shah of FC embraced shahadat while another soldier was injured. Iranian authorities concerned have been informed about the incident, the ISPR said.
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