Peshawar: As part of a widespread operation against subversive elements, four most wanted terrorists were gunned down in an intelligence-based operation in Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

As per details, security forces carried out a search operation in Ping, a sub-town of the semi-autonomous Frontier Region some 35 kilometres in the north-west of Tank. The security forces were in hot pursuit of the wanted outlawed faction in Ping when they encountered militants of TTP Shaheen group.

The reports suggested that the militants opened fire on the forces and so the forces retaliated with heavy weapons and as a result Commander Umar, the son of former TTP commander Asmat Ullah Shaheen along with his fighters Zalamdin alias Zalmak, Zaman alias Tofan and Wasiullah were killed.