ISLAMABAD Security forces in their ongoing offensive in South Waziristan Agency conducted search and clearance operation in Mandech, Razmak sector, and destroyed two hideouts of militants along with a large number of ammunition and improvised explosive devices, says an ISPR press release issued here on Sunday. According to details, the destroyed hideouts had a medical facility including X-Ray machine, oxygen cylinders, surgical equipment and miscellaneous medical equipment. In Shakai sector, the security forces carried out search and clearance operation in Haider Kirri near Tank and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition. In Jandola sector, terrorists attacked a check post of security forces at Pungai, which was effectively responded. The forces also searched a compound in Khassadar Ridge area near Tanai and recovered IEDs making material. Meanwhile in Swat-Malakand region, the security forces carried out search and clearance operation in Saidu Heights area near Mingora and recovered suicide jackets, IEDs and ammunitions. Nine terrorists voluntarily surrendered to the security forces at Waliabad, Charbagh, Devolai, Jowar, Maniari, Swari, Swawai and Lal Qila. The security forces also carried out a search and clearance operation in Jabrai near Khawazakhela and recovered cache of arms and ammunition from fields.