One soldier, 2 civilians martyred in DI Khan terrorist attack: ISPR

One soldier, 2 civilians martyred in DI Khan terrorist attack: ISPR
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Rawalpindi (Web Desk): The security forces have killed an active terrorist during an intelligence based operation (IBO) conducted in Bara area of Khyber District, whereas a soldier embraced martyrdom while gallantly thwarting a terrorists’ attack on a private company’s vehicle in Darazinda area of Dera Ismail Khan District.

According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), an intelligence based operation was conducted on November 13 in general area Bara, Khyber District as a result of which one terrorist was sent to hell who has been identified as Qudrat Shah alias Abubakar.

The security forces also recovered weapon and ammunition recovered from the killed terrorist, who remained actively involved in numerous terrorists activities.

In another incident in general area Darazinda, Dera Ismail Khan District, terrorists fired upon vehicles of a private company working on a development project in the area.

"Resultantly, two innocent civilian employees of the company, Muhammad Faisal (age: 35 years) and Asif Kamran (age: 29 years), residents of District Karak embraced Shahadat. Sepoy Syed Muhammad Shaheen Shah (age: 33 years, resident of: district Hangu), employed on the security of the project, having fought gallantly, also embraced Shahadat," the military's media wing said.

The statement said that the forces carried out a sanitisation operation of the area to neutralise any other terrorists.

"Security forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and would continue to support the economic progress of the area," the ISPR said.