According to ISPR, security Forces conducted two separate Intelligence Based Operations.
7 terrorists killed in operations
According to ISPR, the security forces had conducted the IBO on confirmed intelligence about presence of terrorists in a hideout in Mama Ziarat near Datta Khel.
Terrorists opened fire to flee from the hideout as soon as troops cordoned of the area.
During the intense exchange of fire, four security forces personnel embraced shahadat including an officer, while one soldier got injured.
Martyred security personnel include Lieutenant Agha Muqadas Ali Khan, Lance Havaldar Qamar Nadeem, Sepoy Muhammad Qasim and and Sepoy Tauseef.
The soldiers also seized a large cache of arms, ammunition and IEDs from the hideout during clearance.
Meanwhile, two policemen also embraced martyrdom in anoher terrorists attack in KP province.
Militants attacked a police check post in Orakzai area near Hangu.