A Pakistan Army captain was martyred throughout an intelligence-based procedure (IBO) in Storage Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa versus Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated on Thursday.
In a declaration, the armed force’s media affairs wing claimed that security forces conducted an operation after obtaining information regarding the presence of terrorists in the location.
Throughout the exchange of fire, Captain Sikander– that was 27-years-old as well as hailed from Pakpattan– was martyred, the declaration said.
“TTP terrorist commander Khawaza hullabaloo alias Sher Khan was eliminated. Defense and ammunition [were] recouped from the hideout,” the declaration included.
On Tuesday, security forces eliminated 10 terrorists in a comparable operation in the South Waziristan tribal area.
The ISPR said security forces conducted the operation after receiving information that terrorists existed at a hideout in the location.
Throughout extreme exchange of fire, 10 terrorists, consisting of four leaders, were killed, it said, including that weapons as well as a big quantity of ammo were additionally recovered.
“All the killed terrorists continued to be actively involved in planting IEDs (improvisated eruptive tools), carrying out fire raids, and also target murder of innocent civilians. These terrorists were preparing to conduct even more acts of terrorism inside the South Waziristan district,” the statement had claimed.
In a different incident that occurred the same day, a Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was martyred as well as another wounded after terrorists targeted a check post from across the Iran border.
In a declaration, the ISPR had actually said that terrorists had targeted the FC check post in the Chukab location of Balochistan from across the Pakistan-Iran border utilizing tiny arms. Therefore, Sepoy Maqbool Shah was martyred while an additional soldier was injured, it included.
The statement further stated that Iranian authorities had been notified of the event.