PESHAWAR: Security forces killed 12 terrorists in an action taken under ongoing
Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in Swabi while three terrorist managed to flee.
According to sources, security force carried out operation in Swabi on pointation of a terrorist arrested during an action yesterday in n Malikabad village of Swabi. They said that during the operation forces killed 12 suspected terrorists while three managed to flee.
The action was carried out jointly by security forces and police. SMGs, hand grenade and thousands of rounds were recovered from the terrorists.
It is to be mentioned here that on Tuesday security forces killed five terrorists while two security personnel including a captain were martyred during an intelligence-based operation in district Swabi.
Security forces carried out the intelligence-based raid as part of the ongoing operation Raddul Fassad in Malikabad village on a tip-off about the presence of militants in a compound.
The militants opened fire on the security forces, killing Captain Junaid and Sepoy Amjid on the spot. In the exchange of fire, five terrorists were also killed. The security forces besieged the compound before the firing took place with the terrorist hiding in the compound.
Of the five slain terrorists, three were identified as Majid alias Khalid, a resident of Menai, tehsil Topi, Yousaf alias Chota Khalid, a resident of Malikabad and Jawad, a resident of Malakand.