Five terrorists killed in security operation in Pakistan

by IANS |

Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Five terrorists were killed in a security operation in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.


The security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation at a hideout of the terrorists in the Mir Ali area of the North Waziristan district of the province on Thursday, killing five terrorists of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban on the spot, official sources told Xinhua.


The killed terrorists were involved in several terrorist activities against the security forces and innocent citizens, the officials said, adding that a huge cache of weapons and ammunition were also recovered from their possession.


The killed terrorists were planning to carry out terror attacks in the province.


Law enforcement agencies also launched a search operation in the surrounding areas to arrest accomplices of the killed terrorists.

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