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23 terrorists killed in three KP operations

27 May, 2024 17:00

As many as 23 terrorists were killed by the security forces in three separate operations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, ISPR said Monday.

An intelligence based operation was conducted in general area Hassan Khel, Peshawar District on Sunday, where six terrorists were successfully neutralized by the security forces and multiple hideouts were busted, the Inter-Services Public Relations said in a press release.

Captain Hussain Jehangir and Havildar Shafiq Ullah also embraced martyrdom on 26 May, while fighting gallantly, it added.

In another operation conducted in Tank District on Monday, own troops effectively engaged the terrorists’ location, as a result of which 10 terrorists killed.

The same day, the third engagement occurred in general area Bagh, Khyber District, wherein, the security forces sent seven terrorists to hell, while two terrorists were injured.

However, during the intense exchange of fire, five brave soldiers; Naik Muhammad Ashfaq Butt (age 32 years; resident of district Kahuta), Lance Naik Syed Danish Afkar (age 30 years; resident of district Poonch), Sepoy Taimoor Malik (age 32 years; resident of district Layyah), Sepoy Nadir Sageer (age 22 years; resident of district Bagh) and Sepoy Muahmmad Yasin (age 23 years; resident of district Khushab), having fought gallantly, embraced martyrdom, the military’s media wing said.

A large quantity of Weapons, ammunition and explosives was also recovered from the killed terrorists, who remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities against the security forces as well as the innocent civilians.

Sanitization operations are being carried out to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area. Security forces are determined to wipe out the menace of terrorism from the country and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.


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