Forces mow down senior TTP commander Safiullah in NW

Tariq Saeed

A Senior commander of the defunct Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was killed in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) conducted in North Waziristan Tribal district.

Commander Safiullah who belonged to Mir Ali North Waziristan was involved in the killing of four women workers of an NGO in February 2021 and the target killing of Frontier Works Organization (FWO) engineers in November 2020. “Security Forces conducted IBO in Mir Ali North Waziristan. During the IBO, TTP terrorist commander Safiullah was killed”. Says the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) communiqué issued on Monday

The TTP commander was also involved in planning and execution of IED attacks on security forces, extortion and kidnapping for ransom.

The killed commander had also conducted IED attacks on security forces and was mastermind of attacks on the
forces”. The ISPR said.

The security forces also reported to have recovered a huge cache of weapons and ammunition during the operation.

Also on n Sept 17 last two terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan, The IBO was conducted in North Waziristan’s Razmak on reported presence of terrorists.

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