Five terrorists killed, soldier martyred in North Waziristan

News Desk
Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

RAWALPINDI: Security forces gunned down five terrorists in an intelligence-based operation in North Waziristan, while a soldier embraced martyrdom, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.

In a statement, the military’s media wing said during the intense exchange of fire, Sepoy Nasir Khan, 25, a resident of South Waziristan, fought gallantly and embraced martyrdom.The statement mentioned that as the forces conducted the operation, they had effectively engaged the terrorists’ location and after killing them, they recovered weapons and ammunition.

“The killed terrorists remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces and killing of innocent citizens,” the military’s media wing said.The ISPR added the sanitisation of the area was being carried out to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area. The shootout comes after a notorious terrorist commander Muhammad Noor alias Sarakai was gunned down by security forces in North Waziristan’s general area Shewa on December 2 (Friday).

The military’s media wing stated the terrorist was killed during an intense exchange of fire. “The terrorist remained actively involved in high profile terrorist activities against security forces as well as kidnapping for ransom and was highly-wanted by [Counter Terrorism Department] CTD in multiple cases,” the statement read.