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Soldier martyred, terrorist killed in Zhob IBO

Soldier martyred, terrorist killed in Zhob IBO
December 25, 2022 Web Desk

QUETTA (92 News) - A soldier was martyred and two others injured while a terrorist was killed in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Zhob on Sunday.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, an operation has been initiated based on credible intelligence in Sambaza area of Zhob, Balochistan for last 96 hours to deny terrorists use of few suspected routes to move across Pakistan-Afghanistan border to sneak into KP along interprovincial boundary and target citizens and security forces.

As a result of continuous surveillance and sanitisation of the area, a group of the terrorists was intercepted in early hours today. During the establishment of blocking positions to deny them escape routes, terrorists opened fire on the security forces.

During the ensuing heavy exchange of fire, one terrorists was killed while Sepoy Haq Nawaz embraced martyrdom and two other soldiers got injured. The terrorists were supported by their facilitators from across the border as well through fire. The sanitization operation continues in the area to apprehend remaining perpetrators.