RAWALPINDI: The security forces have killed at least three terrorists in an intelligence-based operation in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday.
The operation was conducted in the Kalachi area of Dera Ismail Khan on the reported presence of terrorists, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
The military’s media wing said that during an intense exchange of fire, three terrorists were killed. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists.
It further said that the killed terrorists remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces. Locals of the area appreciated the operation and expressed their full support to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the area.
Earlier, at least four terrorists were killed by the security forces and two soldiers of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom during an exchange of fire that occurred on Tuesday in Makin area of South Waziristan District.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a news release said, “On 29 March 22, fire exchange took place between security forces and terrorists in Makin, South Waziristan District. Troops responded in a befitting manner and killed four terrorists”.
The martyred soldier who embraced martyrdom while valiantly fighting the terrorists during intense exchange of fire were identified as Captain Saad Bin Amir, age, 25 years, resident of Rawalpindi, and Lance Naik Riaz, aged 37 years, resident of Tank.