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Pakistan: Two soldiers killed during anti-terror operation

Pakistan: Two soldiers killed during anti-terror operation

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 23 Jun 2018, 03:58 pm

Islamabad, June 23 (IBNS): During an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in South Waziristan, at least two soldiers were killed, media reports said on Saturday.

The incident left six terrorists killed also.

Pakistan based  Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement: "Security Forces conducted successful IBO in village Spina Mela near Ladha, South Waziristan. IBO was launched on reports of presence of few terrorists who had entered the area morphed into returning TDPs."

"After exchange of heavy fire 6 terrorists including High Value Target terrorist Nanakar involved in killing of local population and Maliks killed. During exchange of fire Havaldar Razzaq Khan and Havaldar Mumtaz Hussain embraced Shahadat," read the statement.

Weapons and ammo recovered along with communication sets through which terrorists were in communication with their handlers across the border in Afghan Province Paktia.