Eight terrorists killed in two IBOs in K-P: ISPR


Five others were apprehended including facilitators of terrorists, says the military’s media wing
The security forces conducted intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in two districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday which resulted in the killing of eight terrorists and apprehension of five terrorists and their facilitators, the military said in a statement.
“During conduct of first operation in general area Jani Khel, Bannu district, intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists. Resultantly, six terrorists were killed while five were apprehended, the military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said.
“These terrorists were involved in numerous terrorist activities against security forces, including facilitation of motorcycle-borne suicide attack on a military convoy at Jani Khel on August 31, in which nine brave sons of soil laid their lives,” it shared.
Meanwhile, in another operation in general area Datta Khel, North Waziristan district, two terrorists were also killed in a fierce encounter between security forces and the terrorists.
“Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from killed terrorists,” it said, adding that sanitisation of the surrounding areas was being carried out to neutralise any other terrorist found in the area.
The statement further said that the locals of the area appreciated the operation. “Security forces of Pakistan remain determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism,” vowed the ISPR.