Terrorist attack on PAF training base in Mianwali foiled: ISPR

Terrorist attack on PAF training base in Mianwali foiled: ISPR
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Rawalpindi (Web Desk): The security forces foiled a terrorist attack on Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Air Base in Mianwali in the wee hours of Saturday, the military's media wing stated.

According to a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Mianwali Training Air Base of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) came under a failed terrorist attack in the early hours of Saturday. Alhumdolliah, due to the swift and effective response by the troops, (the attack) has been foiled and thwarted, ensuring the safety and security of personnel and assets.

"Demonstrating exceptional courage and timely response, three terrorists were neutralised while entering the base, whereas the remaining three terrorists have been cornered/isolated due to timely and effective response by the troops," the statement said.

However, during the attack, some damage to three already grounded aircraft and a fuel bowser also occurred, the ISPR added.

The statement added that comprehensive joint clearance and combing operation is in the final stages to completely clear the area.

"Pakistan Armed Forces remain committed to eliminating the menace of terrorism from the country at all costs," the ISPR said.