RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday issued a statement informing that two soldiers were martyred and six terrorists were killed in an Intelligence-Based Operation (IBO) in South Waziristan.
The operation was a part of wider Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad and was successfully conducted in the village of Spina Mela near Ladha, South Waziristan, ISPR stated.
ISPR stated that the operation was launched on reports of the presence of a few terrorists who had entered the area as returning temporarily displaced persons (TDPs).
With an exchange of heavy fire, six terrorists were killed including a high-value target Nanakar who was involved in the killing of local population and Maliks.
ISPR statement read that during the fire exchange, Havaldar Razzaq Khan and Havaldar Mumtaz Hussain were martyred.
The statement added that weapons, ammunition, and communication sets were recovered from the terrorists.
According to the ISPR statement, through those communication sets, the terrorists were in contact with their handlers across the border in the Afghan province of Paktia.