PESHAWAR: Two terrorists were killed in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) by the security forces in the Razmak area of North Waziristan tribal district on Thursday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR), the security forces received credible reports of the presence of terrorists in the area after which the operation was conducted. The security forces also recovered arms and ammunition from the terrorists’ hideout. An area clearance operation was launched to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area.
Terrorist attacks on security forces in Waziristan region have increased recently due to which the security forces have also stepped up IBOs to target terrorists.
The Razmak IBO was conducted a day after seven soldiers were martyred and four others were injured, while five terrorists were killed in a clash in South Waziristan.
According to ISPR, an intense clash happed between the security forces and terrorists in Asman Manza area of South Waziristan. It said the security forces conducted IBO in the area on reported presence of terrorists. Five terrorists were killed in the operation. “During intense exchange of fire seven soldiers embraced martyrdom,” the ISPR said.
On September 14, two terrorists were killed in an IBO by the security forces in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan.
According to ISPR, the security forces conducted the IBO after receiving credible information about the presence of terrorists in the area. It said two terrorists were killed during the intense exchange of fire between the two sides. The security forces also recovered weapons and ammunition from the terrorists’ hideout. A search operation was also launched in the area. However, there were no reports about any arrests.
On September 10, a terrorist was killed and six others were arrested during an IBO in North Waziristan. According to the ISPR, the security forces conducted the operation in Hassukhel area of Mir Ali tehsil.
On September 07, two soldiers were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in North Waziristan.
According to the ISPR, the security forces were conducting an area clearance operation in Dosali area when they were attacked with an IED. The martyred soldiers were identified as Sepoy Zia Akram, 25, resident of Muzaffarabad, and Sepoy Musawwar Khan, 20, resident of Bajaur tribal district.