ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has hailed the successful operation of the security forces against terrorists in Tank, Dera Ismail Khan (DI Khan).
In a statement on Monday, he appreciated the courage and bravery of Colonel Mujeebur Rehman who embraced martyrdom during the operation to foil the sordid designs of the terrorists. He also prayed for the departed soul of Colonel Mujeeb-ur-Rehman.
Pm Khan said the entire nation acknowledges the sacrifices of the armed forces and security institutions.
He said it is the outcome of the unprecedented sacrifices of the security forces that terrorism has been eradicated and the lit of peace stands alighted.
Earlier, an officer of the Pakistan Army
was martyred on Monday as security forces foiled a terrorist attack in Dera Ismail Khan (DI Khan).
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, the soldiers of armed force conducted a raid on a tip-off near Tank District. As soon as troops cordoned the area, terrorists opened fire. During operation two terrorists (high value targets) killed.
In intense exchange of fire with the terrorists, Colonel Mujeebur Rehman – a resident of Bunji in District Astore of Gilgit Baltistan – embraced martyrdom. The ISPR said that Col Mujeebur Rehman is survived by a widow, three sons and a daughter.
“During sanitization operation, a large cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from terrorist hideout,” the ISPR added. The Pakistan Army officers have cordoned off the entire area for further search operation.