7 terrorists killed in 2 separate operations in Pakistan: military


ISLAMABAD: FEB. 25 – The Pakistani army conducted two separate operations in different areas of the country on Thursday, killing seven terrorists, said the military.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistani army, said in a statement that security forces conducted an operation on the reported presence of terrorists in the Hamzoni area of North Waziristan district of northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

The ISPR said that six terrorists were killed during the intense exchange of fire.

“The killed terrorists were involved in terrorist activities against security forces, target killing and kidnapping for ransom,” added the ISPR.

The security forces also recovered weapons, ammunition and equipment from the killed terrorists, including submachine guns, hand grenades, mines, handcuffs and a large number of multiple caliber rounds.

In another operation, the security forces raided a hideout in the Sambaza area of southwest Balochistan province and killed a terrorist who was firing at the personnel from a cave.

The ISPR further added that the operations to eliminate perpetrators of terrorist acts in Pakistan will continue, and they will not be allowed to sabotage the peace and stability of the country.