Commander of TTP killed in North Waziristan

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Rawalpindi

The Pakistan Army on Tuesday gunned down a notorious commander of a proscribed organisation in an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) conducted in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the IBO was conducted on confirmation of the presence of terrorists in the area

During the exchange of fire, banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Hafiz Gul Bahadur group Hassan alias Sajna was killed. Sajna was involved in the killing of four women workers yesterday in Mir Ali.

The killed terrorist was also involved in several terrorist activities against the security forces and peaceful civilians including IED attacks, kidnapping for ransom, target killing, and extortion. Security forces also recovered a cache of weapons from the possession of killed terrorists.