Under the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad security forces have conducted a successful intelligence-based operation (IBO) in village Spina Mela near Ladha, South Waziristan.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement operation was launched on reports of the presence of few terrorists who had entered the area morphed into returning IDPs. 

After the exchange of heavy fire 6 terrorists including high-value target terrorist Nanakar involved in the killings of local population and Maliks killed.

During the exchange of fire, Havaldar Razzaq Khan and Havaldar Mumtaz Hussain embraced martyrdom, statement further read.

Security forces also recovered heavy cache of weapons and admonition along with communication sets through which terrorists were in communication with their handlers across the border in Afghan Province Paktia, ISPR added.