PESHAWAR: Two terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation in the Thal area of North Waziristan district on Tuesday.

The two terrorists — identified as Ghayoor and Bahauddin — were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

It added that the operation was carried out on reports about the presence of some terrorists in the area. The ISPR said security forces recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition from the possession of the terrorists.

It said the terrorists were involved in attacks on security forces, targeted killings and kidnapping for ransom.

Published in Dawn, January 19th, 2022

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