Terrorist killed in North Waziristan IBO:ISPR

A terrorist was killed in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) by security forces in Mir Ali, North Waziristan, PEN reported on Tuesday.

“On confirmed intelligence of presence of terrorists in Mir Ali, North Waziristan, troops conducted IBO on the terrorist hideout,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

Weapons and ammunition were also recovered, the ISPR added.

Last week, a Pakistan Army sepoy was martyred during an exchange of fire against alleged terrorists in the North Waziristan tribal district.

In a statement, the ISPR said that terrorists attacked a post of security forces in North Waziristan’s Ghariuom area. The statement further said that the Pakistani troops responded promptly to the attack during which Sepoy Muhammad Amir Iqbal, 30, embraced martyrdom.

The incident came two days after four Frontier Corps soldiers and a sub-inspector of Levies Force were martyred when terrorists targeted their vehicle in the Spinwam area of North Waziristan.