Army colonel martyred during operation against terrorists in DI Khan
RAWALPINDI: An army colonel was martyred and two terrorists were killed on Monday during an operation against terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan.
According to details, on confirmed intelligence about planning of a terrorist activity, security forces conducted an intelligence based operation on terrorist hideout and foiled a major terrorist activity near Tank in DI Khan, media wing of armed forces, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported.
As soon as troops cordoned the area, terrorists opened fire. During operation two terrorists (high value targets) were killed. In intense exchange of fire, Colonel Mujeeb Ur Rehman embraced shahadat.
During sanitization operation, a large cache of arms & ammunition were recovered from terrorist hideout. Col Mujeeb ur Rehman Shaheed hailed from Bunji, Ditrict Astore. He is survived by a widow, three sons and a daughter.
Five terrorists were killed during joint intelligence based operation of police and Counter Terrorism Department in Zagi Ghar area near Khyber district on Feb 21 night.
According to details, three suicide jackets and other arms and ammunition were recorded from them.