ISLAMABAD: At least one terrorist was killed in an intelligence based operation (IBO) conducted by the security forces in North Waziristan, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday.
Security forces conducted an IBO on a suspected terrorist hideout in Barkelay village in North Waziristan’s Spinwam district. The forces recovered improvised explosive device making literature, hand grenades and communication equipment.
Separately, Frontier Corps conducted an IBO in the suburbs of Qila Saifullah and Kahan and foiled terrorist activities aimed to “sabotage peace” in Balochistan. Arms and ammunition was recored during the operation.
Last week,four security officials were martyred and as many others were wounded while staving off a terrorist attack on a training centre of a paramilitary force in central Balochistan.
Four terrorists – including a suicide bomber – were also killed in the botched attack on the Frontier Corps training centre in Loralai district.
“The heavily armed terrorists attempted to storm the residential/administration compound at the training centre. However, the terrorists were challenged at the entry point and denied entry into the residential/administration compound,” said the military’s media wing.