Pakistan Military eliminated 8 terrorists in a deadly shootout

Pakistan Military eliminated 8 terrorists in a deadly shootout

In an intelligence-based operation (IBO) spanning Bannu and North Waziristan districts, significant strides were made in the fight against terrorism, by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). A total of eight terrorists met their end, while five others, including their facilitators, were apprehended during this operation. The initial thrust occurred in Jani Khel, Bannu District, where our valiant troops engaged in a fierce firefight with the terrorists. This intense clash resulted in the demise of six terrorists, while five were successfully taken into custody.

These terrorists had an ominous track record of orchestrating numerous attacks against security forces, including the facilitation of a Motorcycle Borne Suicide attack on a military convoy in Jani Khel just last month, which tragically claimed the lives of nine brave soldiers.

The ISPR further detailed that another operation was executed in Datta Khel, North Waziristan District, where two terrorists met their demise in a fierce encounter with security forces. The aftermath of these operations included the recovery of weapons and ammunition from the deceased terrorists, followed by a thorough sanitization process in the surrounding areas to ensure the neutralization of any lingering threats.

The local population residing in the area lauded the efforts of the security forces, appreciating the tangible progress made against terrorism. The commitment of Pakistan's security forces remains unwavering in their mission to eradicate the scourge of terrorism. .

These recent victories build upon a previous success on September 10, where seven terrorists were neutralized in an exchange of gunfire with security forces in Chitral district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). According to the ISPR, the valiant security forces were responsible for the elimination of these seven terrorists in the Ursoon area of Chitral district, further reinforcing their resolute stance against terrorism in the region