Two held in operation in GB, arms recovered
Rawalpindi/Juglot—At least six suspected terrorists were killed as Army destroyed two militants’ hideouts in Khyber Agency on Sunday.
According to ISPR, action was carried out in line with the ongoing Khyber-III operation.
Most terrorist-infested regions of Khyber Agency – including the strategic Tirah Valley – were cleansed in two previous operations, codenamed Khyber-I & II. Officials say Operation Khyber-III, launched on August 16, targets terrorists holed up in the area beyond Tirah Valley, right on the Pak-Afghan border.
In another development, at least 10 terrorists were rounded up and a huge cache of arms was recovered from their possession in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Thall area.
Menwhile, security forces conducted an operation at Juglot, a town in Gilgit Baltistan on Sunday, after receiving intelligence reports regarding the presence of militants in the area.
According to the ISPR, two suspected terrorists were arrested during the operation. Security forces received intelligence reports of the presence of terrorists in Juglot, after which they decided to conduct an operation.
The ISPR also stated that the suspected terrorists were traveling in a car which was loaded with weapons and ammunition. One explosive vest, five kalashnikov rifles, two pistols and 270 detonators were recovered from the suspected terrorists. Twelve kalashnikov magazines and more than one thousand and eight hundred different bullets were also recovered from the suspected militants.