Operations against terrorists continue across Pakistan

KARACHI: Pakistan continues to hit back against terrorists with operations being carried out from Karachi to Khyber.

In Karachi, three members of a banned organisation were killed during an exchange of fire with Rangers in Bin Qasim. According to a spokesman for the paramilitary forces, Rangers conducted a raid on a tip off in Bin Qasim. The spokesman added that weapons were also recovered during the raid.

Security forces pounded militant hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency. According to sources, 21 terrorists were killed in the aerial strikes. Seven terrorist hideouts were also destroyed. Sources further said that the killed terrorists belonged to the banned Laskhar-e-Islam and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

Seven militants were killed when security forces raided their hideouts in Frontier Region (FR) Peshawar. The killed terrorists included Mustafa alias Manna, brother of a terrorist named Umar who was involved in an attack on Army Public School in Peshawar.