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Policeman, five terror suspects killed in Peshawar’s Hayatabad

SAMAA | and - Posted: Apr 16, 2019 | Last Updated: 10 months ago
Posted: Apr 16, 2019 | Last Updated: 10 months ago
Operation completed after 16 hours  

Security forces have shot dead five suspected terrorists in an operation in Peshawar's Hayatabad. The operation started on Monday night and finished Tuesday afternoon after 16 hours.

A policeman was shot dead in the exchange of fire too. Two people have been injured.

The operation was carried out after the security agencies were informed that terror suspects have been hiding in a house in Hayatabad. KP Information Minister Shaukat Ali Yousafzai said that they were tipped off about the presence of terror suspects in the area. The suspects have been accused of attacking judges and AIG.

He said that the operation has been completed. "There was explosive material in the house. The bomb disposal squad is neutralising it," he remarked while speaking to SAMAA TV.

Related: Six injured in blast in Peshawar’s Kali Bari

The Peshawar police CCPO lead the operation.

Many explosions were heard during the operation too. Drone cameras were used to monitor the movement of the suspects.

Related: Five injured in Peshawar blast

Peshawar Corps Commander Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood visited the area too.

On Monday night, KP Rescue 1122 tweeted that an intelligence-based operation has been carried out by security forces at Hayatabad, Phase 7, Sector E-5. The area was cordoned off by the security forces.

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5 Comments

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      Yusaf  April 16, 2019 12:12 pm/ Reply

    Dont show the position of our forces on live tv like this, you are creating trouble for our police and military who are undertaking the operation. media will do anything to gain ratings.

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      Anonymous  April 16, 2019 3:21 pm/ Reply

    stupid media

  3. Avatar
      Peace  April 16, 2019 4:16 pm/ Reply

    Salam,

    I won’t go as far as calling media stupid. We should always be very careful using our opinion on public forum.

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      Nida  April 17, 2019 9:12 am/ Reply

    Showing what’s happening on live stream is a real bad idea…. they wouldn’t need any cameras….. our media did their work in a very befitting manner…. kindly don’t make videos of our security agencies….let it be a secretive task…. thanks

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      Kashif Kaimkhani  April 17, 2019 11:06 am/ Reply

    Indeed the media should have a bunch of learned people in their ranks to let these guide what to air and what not to. They sometime act in haste to take the lead to be first to aur any happening. No matter how secretive anything is. They should be reined for betterness

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