Security forces foil terror bid, kill 10 militants in S Waziristan IBO: ISPR

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Rawalpindi (Web Desk): At least 10 terrorists including four commanders were killed in an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) carried out by the security forces in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s South Waziristan district, said the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to Pak Army’s media wing, the security forces conducted the operation reported presence of a militant hideout on Tuesday — where terrorists and the security forces exchanged heavy fire.

“During intense exchange of fire, 10 terrorists including 4 terrorist commanders were killed,” the ISPR said and added, “A large quantity of weapons and ammunition was also recovered from the hideout.”

The terrorists remained actively involved in planting IEDs, conducting fire raids and target killing of innocent civilians, the statement read. The terrorists were planning to conduct more acts of terrorism inside South Waziristan, it added.

The security forces cordoned off the hideout and recovered weapons and a large stash of ammunition, the ISPR maintained.