Pakistan Army neutralises a total of 10 terrorists in two separate operations

By Roy Hamza Amin

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Pakistani soldiers stand guard in Bannu, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa July 2, 2014. — Reuters

  • Killed terrorists identified as Hazrat Umer, Rehman Niazi”.
  • Overall 10 terrorists killed in two separate operations in KP.
  • Afghan govt urged to ensure effective border management.

RAWALPINDI: Security forces neutralised a group of terrorists exchange trying to infiltrate Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday, as Islamabad’s battle against militants continues.

In a statement, the ISPR said the military troops picked up the “movement of five terrorists”, who were trying to infiltrate the Pak-Afghan border near Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) North Waziristan district.

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Immediately swinging into action, the forces carried out an operation and killed two terrorists, identified as Umer and Rehman Niaz, after an intense fire exchange, whereas, three other terrorists got injured.

In the same district, four terrorists were neutralised in an intelligence-based operation on March 8, whereas, four more terrorists were killed in a sanitisation operation.

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A total of 10 terrorists were killed by the security forces in the tribal district between March 8 and 9.

“Pakistan has consistently been asking interim Afghan government to ensure effective border management on their side of the border,” the military’s media wing said.

The army urged the neighbouring country “to fulfil its obligations and deny the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for perpetuating acts of terrorism against Pakistan”.

Security forces of Pakistan are determined and remain committed to secure its borders and wipe-out the menace of terrorism from the country, the statement concluded

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