Rawalpindi- In an Intelligence borne operation, top Al Qaeda leader Adnan el Shukrijuma was killed by Pakistan Army today morning raid in Shinwarsak, South Wazirastan and 5 terrorists nabbed, says ISPR in a statement issued.

According to ISPR, he had moved in this area recently from North Wazirastan Agency, due to operation zarbe azb and was hiding in a local compound. His accomplice and local facilitator were also killed in the raid.

Adnan el shukrijuma was a member of the core Al qaeda leadership and was in charge of all external operations of Al Qaeda. During the raid a soldier also embraced shahdat and one was critically injured. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif appreciated the raiding team for successful operation and said will chase and eliminate all terrorists from own soil, none will be spared.