Rawalpindi (Web Desk): At least two terrorists were killed by the security forces during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) North Waziristan district, the military’s media wing stated on Tuesday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces conducted an IBO last night on the reported presence of terrorists.
“During the conduct of operation, intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists, as a result of which two terrorists were sent to hell, including terrorist ring leader Ayubullah Mansoor,” the military’s media wing said.
The statement added that weapons, ammunition and explosives were also recovered from the militants who “remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities, including targeted killing as well as extortion and abduction of innocent civilians”.
“Sanitisation operation is being conducted to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area. Locals of the area appreciated the operation and expressed their full support to eliminate the menace of terrorism,” the ISPR said.