Rawalpindi: Security forces killed two terrorists in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday.
The military’s media wing stated that an intelligence-based operation was conducted in the area after reports of terrorist presence.
A total of 20 terrorists were killed during Panjgur and Naushki operations. Security forces have completed the clearance operation today.
Terrorists attacked security forces’ camps at Naushki and Panjgur late evening on 2nd Feb. Both attacks were repulsed successfully by the prompt response from troops at both locations.
In Naushki, 9 Terrorists were killed. 4 security forces personnel including an officer embraced shahadat during a shoot-out with terrorists while repulsing a terrorist attack at Naushki.
In Panjgur, security forces repulsed the terrorist attack after an intense exchange of fire and Terrorists fled from the area. Security Forces carried out clearance operations to hunt down hiding terrorists in the vicinity.
4 fleeing Terrorists were killed at Panjgur while 4 terrorists were encircled the next day by security forces. All encircled terrorists were killed in today’s operation as they failed to surrender. 5 soldiers, including a JCO embraced shahadat and 6 soldiers have been injured during follow-up operations at Panjgur lasting 72 hours.
3 Terrorists linked to these attacks were also killed yesterday including 2 high-value targets at Balgatar, Kech in a follow-up clearance operation conducted on a makeshift Terrorist hideout. Our security forces stand firm and resolutely committed to eliminating the menace of terrorism from our soil no matter what the cost.