Security forces gun down six terrorists

Weapons and ammu recovered from hideout during intelligence-based operation, says ISPR.

RAWALPINDI: Security forces gunned down six terrorists in an intelligence-based operation conducted in North Wazirstan tribal district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations in Rawalpindi, when security forces reached the hideout of the terrorists, they were fired upon. As a result, an intense exchange of firing occurred during which the army personnel killed six of the terrorists.

“Weapons, ammunition and explosives were also recovered from the killed terrorists, who remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities including target killing as well as extortion and abduction of innocent civilians,” said the ISPR. 

Attacks on security forces have increased during the last a few months, especially in the provinces of Khyber Pakthunkhwa and Balochistan. These terrorists are based in Afghanistan.

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