Ground operation in Datta Khel leaves 12 terrorists dead

01 Jun, 2015 9:30 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – In a ground offensive in Datta khel area of North Waziristan on Monday, as many as 12 terrorists were killed by the security forces.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), security agencies conducted a ground operation late last night in an area 10 Km south of Datta Khel in North Waziristan. Militants were surrounded by troops in a cordon and search operation led by security forces. Fleeing terrorists also left behind dead bodies of their accomplices.

Pakistan Army started an operation against militant hideouts in North Waziristan last June, after a deadly raid on the Karachi International Airport ended the government’s faltering peace talks with the TTP militants.

More than 2,000 militants have been killed in the operation so far.

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