Security forces claimed to have killed a leader of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in a raid in Balochistan’s Mastung district on Sunday, a spokesperson for the district’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed.
The agent claimed security forces carried out a raid after obtaining information about the terrorist’s visibility. Throughout an operation in a vineyard in the area’s Killi Mehrab location, the IS leader– determined as Mumtaz Ahmed also known as Pehelwan– was eliminated, he included.
The provincial federal government had announced a bounty of Rs200,000 for Ahmed.
According to Anadolu Firm, Ahmed was presumed to be the mastermind of the deadly suicide blast on a political election rally in the district in 2018 in which 128 individuals were eliminated as well as greater than 200 wounded
IS had actually asserted responsibility for the bombing.
Soldier martyred, 2 others wounded.
In a separate occurrence, a Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was martyred as well as two others harmed after terrorists attacked a check article in the district’s Mach area.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) claimed in a statement that terrorists had targeted the check message, including that FC troops responded quickly.
During the exchange of fire, a soldier– Sepoy Irfan– was martyred while 2 others were wounded, according to the declaration.
“Pakistan Military continues to be dedicated to defeat such cowardly acts by externally sponsored terrorist aspects. Terrorists will certainly not be permitted to sabotage the hard-earned peace in the nation,” the ISPR emphasised in the statement.