RAWALPINDI: Five terrorists were killed during Pakistan’s security forces operation in the Mullazai area of the Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release.
According to ISPR, on the night of 7/8 December 2023, security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation in the Mullazai area of Tank district, on the reported presence of terrorists. After an intense fire exchange, five terrorists were killed.
The killed terrorists remained actively involved in various terrorist activities against Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) as well as extortion and target killing of innocent civilians, ISPR added. A cache of weapons, explosives, and ammunition was also recovered during the security forces operation.
Sanitization operation is being conducted to eliminate any other terrorists present in the area, ISPR said. “The security forces of Pakistan are determined to wipe out the menace of terrorism from the country,” ISPR reaffirmed.