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7 militants killed in Zhob intelligence-based op: ISPR

7 militants killed in Zhob intelligence-based op: ISPR

7 militants killed in Zhob intelligence-based op: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: (Suno News) The army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has reported that seven terrorists were killed on Monday during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the Sambaza sector of Balochistan’s Zhob district, near the Pak-Afghan border.

Army troops “effectively surrounded and engaged fleeing terrorists” during an exchange of fire, said ISPR. Resultantly, seven militants were killed, it added.

The militants “remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces as well as killing of innocent civilians”, it added. It said that arms, ammunition, and explosives were also recovered from the terrorists.

It further stated,  “Sanitisation operation is being carried out to eliminate any other terrorists present in the area. Security forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism.”

In the past year, the has witnessed an uptick in terror activities particularly in KP and Balochistan after the banned outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan ended its ceasefire with the government in November 2022.

Pakistan witnessed 1,524 violence-related killings and 1,463 injuries from 789 terror attacks and counter-terror operations in 2023 — marking a record six-year high, as per an annual security report issued by the Centre for Research and Security Studies.

 

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