Security man martyred, 4 terrorists killed in intelligence-based operation in Bajaur

Bajaur: One security man embraced martyrdom and four terrorists were killed during an Intelligence-Based Operation (IBO) conducted by the security forces in the Charming area of District Bajaur, according to the ISPR statement on Sunday. The media wing of the military, the IBO was carried out on the confirmed information of the presence of terrorists in the area.

During the operation, the security forces and terrorists exchanged heavy fire. As a result, 24-year-old sepoy Muhammad Shoaib embraced martyrdom while bravely fighting with the terrorists. The martyred sepoy belonged to Kohat. The security forces also killed four terrorists during the operation while one was caught.

The ISPR said that arms and ammunition including a suicide jacket were recovered from the possession of the terrorists. The dead terrorists were involved in suicide blasts, attacks on the security forces and the killing of innocent civilians.

A search operation is going on against the possible presence of terrorists in the area. The ISPR said that the security forces are determined to eradicate terrorism from Pakistan.