Security forces kill 36 terrorists in countrywide operation

February 17, 2017
Published in Pakistan

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KARACHI: Security forces killed at least 36 terrorists in encounters and search operations in different parts of the country after suicide attack in Sehwan that killed more than 70 people.

In Karachi, 11 terrorists were killed during a search operation in Manghopir area. In another encounter with Rangers, seven terrorists were killed near Kathor on Superhighway. Three Rangers personnel were also injured in the two incidents.

Separately, security personnel killed four terrorists in a raid on their hideout at Bakakhel in Bannu. Three others were killed in Regi area of Peshawar during a search operation.

In Quetta, security forces shot dead two terrorists of a banned organization during a combing operation on eastern bypass near Saryab Road.

In another encounter in Mohmand Agency, a terrorist was killed in an encounter. A security soldier was also martyred. Arms and ammunitions were also recovered from the possession of terrorists.

Officials said six terrorists were killed by security forces in Hangu while two others in Dera Ismail Khan. – Samaa


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