Three terrorists have been killed in an operation of the security forces in Tirah valley of Khyber district.
On Tuesday morning, three terrorists, including a commander, were killed in fierce exchange of fire with security forces.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing, the security forces conducted an operation in the Tirah area of Khyber district following a tip-off about the presence of terrorists.
This led to a heavy exchange of fire between the terrorists and security forces. As a result, three terrorists, including Commander Kifayat alias Toor Adnan, were killed, the ISPR said in a statement.
The commander was said to be involved in attacks on civilians and security forces.
Later, a search operation was started in the area to search for more terrorists. The security forces are committed to eradicating terrorism from the country, the ISPR said in the statement.
On Sunday, a soldier was martyred in an exchange of fire with terrorists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's North Waziristan district.
According to the ISPR, security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation in the general area Mir Ali of North Waziristan district.
During the operation, an intense fire exchange took place between the troops and terrorists. However, during the operation, Sepoy Shakeel Shafqat (21 and a resident of Khanewal district), embraced martyrdom.
Sanitization of the area was carried out to eliminate any more terrorists, the military’s media wing said.