PESHAWAR: Two terrorists were killed, while another was injured during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Nargosa area of South Waziristan tribal district, Inter-Services Public relations said on Monday.

The military’s media wing said the security forces conducted an operation in Nargosa area of South Waziristan. During intense fire, it said, two terrorists, Usman Ali and Waheed, were killed and one got injured and apprehended.

The killed terrorists were active members of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Sajna group and were improvised explosive device (IED) experts, terrorist trainers, motivators, and were involved in attacks on the security forces.

The ISPR said terrorist Usman was also involved in attack on security forces on Oct 14, 2020 in which Capt Umer Cheema, two junior commissioned officers (JCOs) and three soldiers were martyred while four were injured,” the statement added.

Militants were driven out from the tribal districts in military operations, but still terrorists sometimes attack the security forces from their leftover hideouts. The security forces also conduct IBOs after receiving credible information about presence of militants to ward off any threat of attacks.

On January 14, three soldiers of the Pakistan Army were martyred and two terrorists were killed during two separate IBOs on terrorists’ hideouts in North Waziristan.

On December 24, 2020 a soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom and seven others were injured, while two terrorists were killed and 10 others wounded in a fierce clash in North Waziristan.

On November 22, 2020, four terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan.

On November 19, 2020, two soldiers were martyred in an attack by the militants in South Waziristan tribal district.

On October 15, 2020, six soldiers of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom in an IED attack on their convoy in North Waziristan.

On October 09, 2020, a soldier embraced martyrdom and another sustained injuries in an attack of militants in South Waziristan.

On October 04, 2020, two terrorists were killed in an IBO in North Waziristan.

On October 02, 2020, the security forces foiled a major terrorist activity and gunned down two terrorists during an IBO in Boya area.

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