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RAWALPINDI: Three terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation at terrorists’ suspected hideouts in Mir Ali.
During an intense fire, three terrorists affiliated with Aleem Khan group were killed, ISPR said. The terrorists were involved in attacks on security forces, target killings and kidnapping for ransom. A search operation is currently underway in the area.
Earlier on February 4, four terrorists were killed while two security personnel embraced martyrdom during an operation in North Waziristan.
According to the military’s media wing, security forces said that the terrorists were killed after the troops cordoned off the area following their observation of the presence of terrorists in a compound in Mir Ali, North Waziristan.
As soon as the forces cordoned off the area, the terrorists opened fire at the forces. During an intense exchange of fire, four terrorists were killed, the ISPR said. The terrorists were involved in kidnapping for ransom, extortion, fire raids on security forces and IED explosions.