One terrorist killed, six arrested in North Waziristan

A terrorist was killed while six others were arrested during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan District, said a statement issued by the military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to the ISPR, the security forces carried out the operation in Hassu Khel area of Mirali. During the shootout, one terrorist was killed while six others were apprehended.

The ISPR said that a cordon and search operation was underway to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area.

On September 7 last, two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in North Waziristan District.

The security forces were conducting a clearance operation in the district’s Dosalli area when the IED exploded. As a result, 25-year-old Sepoy Zia Akram and 20-year-old Sepoy Musawwar Khan were martyred.

Another soldier was also martyred in an IED blast in South Waziristan District on August 31.

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