TTP commander killed, army officer martyred in Tank operation

RAWALPINDI: Security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, killing a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, the military’s media said on Thursday.

“TTP terrorist commander Khawaza din alias Sher Khan got killed,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), adding that weapons and ammunition were recovered from the hideout as well.

“During the intense exchange of fire, Captain Sikandar, 27, from Pakpatan embraced shahadat,” said the ISPR.