Security forces arrest TTP facilitator, carry out multiple IBOs


ISLAMABAD: Security forces in Balochistan, along with intelligence agencies, conducted an intelligence-based operation in Zhob and arrested a TTP facilitator, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Forces also recovered a sizeable amount of ammunition and explosives which was “dumped to carry out terrorist activity in Quetta”.

In a separate operation carried out in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, security forces recovered a large cache of weapons and ammunition, including guns, mortars, rocket launchers, IEDs, communication equipment and extremist literature, added ISPR.

The IBO was carried out in the Mandi Khel area of North Waziristan agency.

Pakistan Army had launched a nationwide military operation ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’ in February 2017, which was based on broad-spectrum security and counter-terrorism operations in Punjab, and continuation of ongoing operations across the country.


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