Security forces killed seven terrorists in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the general area of Kiri Machan Khel in the Tank district in the night between November 14 and 15, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.
The media wing of the military said that the security forces carried out the IBO on the reported presence of terrorists. “An intense exchange of fire took place during the operation, due to which seven terrorists were sent to hell,” it said. “The terrorists’ hideouts were also busted during the operation.”
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According to the ISPR, the forces also recovered weapons and ammunition from the killed terrorists, who remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities, including recent target killings of policemen in Tank and surrounding areas.
It said that a sanitisation operation was being carried out to eliminate terrorists if any found in the area. “The locals of the area appreciated the operation and extended their full support to the security forces in the elimination of terrorism,” it added.