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Wednesday Sep 15 2021
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Web Desk

Five terrorists killed in South Waziristan operation

By
Web Desk
A Pakistani soldier stands guard near the Line of Control, de facto border between India and Pakistan at Salohi village in Poonch district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on April 26, 2021. — AFP/File
A Pakistani soldier stands guard near the Line of Control, de facto border between India and Pakistan at Salohi village in Poonch district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on April 26, 2021. — AFP/File

  • Seven soldiers martyred during intelligence-based operation.
  • Cordon, search operation underway to eliminate other terrorists.
  • Yesterday, two terrorists were killed in N Waziristan in IBO.


RAWALPINDI: Security forces have killed five terrorists during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in South Waziristan District, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Wednesday.

The military's media wing mentioned that during an intense exchange of fire, seven soldiers were also martyred, with the forces conducting a cordon and search operation to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area.

Read more: Security forces kill 2 terrorists during operation in North Waziristan

The development comes hours after security forces had killed two terrorists as they conducted an IBO after being informed of their hideout in Datta Khel of the North Waziristan District.

Per a statement issued by the ISPR, the two terrorists were killed during the intense exchange of fire between the two sides.

During the operation, security forces also recovered weapons and ammunition from the terrorists' hideout.