RAWALPINDI – Today in the afternoon,on receipt of confirmed intelligence of the terrorists busy preparing vehicle borne IEDs in one of their nearby hide out in Mir Ali in North Wazirastan Agency, security forces launched a search operation killing 10 more terrorists, reportedly most of them were Uzbek.
Eariler, 23 militants were killed in exchange of fire with security forces in North Waziristan Agency late last night.
According to details provided by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) the media relations department of Pakistan Army “terrorists tried to ambush a convoy of security forces which was returning from Khajori post, where they had gone for rescue of 28 injured soldiers and evacuation of two shaheeds, who were attacked by a suicide bomber when they were offering prayer in a mosque within the post.”
Security forces valiantly responded and encircled fleeing terrorists and inflicted heavy casualties on them. Firefight continued for some time which resulted into killing of 23 terrorists.In exchange of fire 3 security forces personnel were also injured.
It may also be mentioned here that on Wednesday 2 soldiers were critically injured when terrorists had planted 3 IEDs to target a security forces convoy and a post in North Wazirastan Agency.
#N.Waziristan:Security forces acted in self defense yesterday and countered terrorists,killing 23 involved in ambush.
— AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) December 20, 2013