CTD claims killing four terrorists in North Waziristan

Four terrorists were killed by a team of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in North Waziristan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), in retaliatory fire after they were attacked by a terror group

According to a spokesperson of the CTD, the operation team of North Waziristan was transporting criminals from Miran Shah to Bannu when terrorists suddenly opened indiscriminate fire on CTD officers and threw hand grenades near the Mir Ali Bypass

Four terrorists were killed in the retaliatory operation, the spokesperson maintained

During the joint search and clearance operation of the security forces and the police, the accomplices of the terrorists escaped by taking advantage of the darkness

Read MPs want in-camera briefing on militancy The dead terrorists were identified as Irshadullah alias Abu Bakrul Masoomullah Sukna Madip Khel Noor who belonged to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Zarrar Banuchi Group, Abdul Rehman from the Ghazi Force Zafiruddin Group, Meher Din from the TTP Zargul faction

Meanwhile, one militant could not be identified

The slain terrorists were wanted by the CTD in several terrorism cases, including attacks on security forces and the police

They were involved in several terror incidents, including the hand grenade attack on the Police Station Cantt and the targeted killing of Constable Iftikhar

A heavy contingent of security forces and police have arrived at the location and combined search operations are underway against the terrorists who escaped

The incident highlights a recent surge in terror cases across the country

Last week, the army and police conducted a successful joint operation in Lakki Marwat, K-P, eliminating 12 terrorists belonging to the TTP Azharuddin Group

The militants were going to Tank from Lakki Marwat for committing terrorist activities

The joint party of the army and Lakki police created a roadblock and stopped the terrorists

The terrorists opened fire but the security forces remained unhurt

Date:15-Feb-2023 Reference:View Original Link