Rawalpindi (Web Desk): The security forces killed at least eight terrorists and apprehended five others, including their facilitators, in separate intelligence based operations (IBOs) in Bannu and North Waziristan districts, the military's media wing said on Thursday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during conduct of first operation in Jani Khel area of Bannu District, intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists. Resultantly, six terrorists were sent to hell while five were apprehended.
These terrorists were involved in numerous terrorist activities against security forces, including facilitation of Motorcycle Borne Suicide attack on a military convoy at Jani Khel on August 31, in which nine brave sons of soil laid their lives.
In another operation in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan District, two terrorists were sent to hell in a fierce encounter between security forces and terrorists.
The statement said that weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists. Sanitization of the surrounding areas is being carried out to neutralize any other terrorist found in the area.
The military's media wing said that locals of the area appreciated the operation.
"Security forces of Pakistan remain determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism," the ISPR said.