Militant leader killed in North Waziristan operation

Published January 24, 2021
Sources said that the security forces launched an operation after receiving information about the presence of a militant commander in Mossaki village. — File photo
Sources said that the security forces launched an operation after receiving information about the presence of a militant commander in Mossaki village. — File photo

NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A militant leader was killed during an intelligence-based operation in Mirali subdivision of North Waziristan tribal district on Saturday.

Sources said that the security forces launched an operation after receiving information about the presence of a militant commander in Mossaki village. As the militant saw the security forces, he opened fire on them.

The security personnel responded to the attack and killed the militant leader. He was identified as Said Rahim alias Abid.

The sources said that the militant was involved in attacks on security forces in the area, including a recent attack on a Frontier Corps convoy.

Published in Dawn, January 24th, 2021

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