Operation Khyber IV successfully completed: DG ISPR


ISLAMABAD: The Operation Khyber-4 that was launched on July 15 has been successfully completed today, the Director General Inter-Services Public Relations says on Monday.

Sharing of details of the operation with the media here, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said the ground targets had been achieved in Rajgal and Shawal areas.

The DG ISPR said that 253 kilometers of land had been cleared from terrorists in the Khyber 4 Operation, in which 52 outlaws were killed, one arrested, 31 sustained injuries while four blew themselves.

Clearance operation was still continued in the Khyber Valley, he added, saying 91 checkposts had been setup in Rajgal area.

The security forces had seized a material being used in manufacturing the improvised explosive device (IED) bore a label of "Made in India", he said.

Hundreds of landmines had been defused during the Operation Khyber-4, for which we had consulted with the Afghan security forces and also sought their cooperation.

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