Terrorist killed, two apprehended in North Waziristan operation: ISPR

Separately, a Pakistani soldier embraces martyrdom in attack on Bannu military post

10:28 PM | 14 Jan, 2022
Terrorist killed, two apprehended in North Waziristan operation: ISPR
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RAWALPINDI – Pakistani security forces have killed two terrorists and apprehended two others during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Miranshah, North Waziristan, according to the military's media wing.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a statement on Friday, said that security forces conducted the IBO on the reported presence of terrorists.

"Weapons and ammunition [were] also recovered from [the] terrorists. Area clearance operation in progress to hunt down any other terrorist in the area," it added.

Separately, a Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom after terrorists attacked a military post in Bannu's Jani khel.

In a statement, the ISPR said that terrorists attached the post on the night of January 13-14.

"Army troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists’ location," the statement said.

During the intense exchange of fire, 26-year-old Sepoy Sarfaraz Ali embraced martyrdom, it added.

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