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2 jawans, 2 police officers martyred in intelligence-based operation in Peshawar’s Hassan Khel: ISPR


According to the army’s media wing, two Pakistan Army soldiers and several police officers were martyred in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Hassan Khel area of ​​Peshawar district on Wednesday.

A statement Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said a joint IBO was launched by security forces and police based on a report of the presence of a “high profile terrorist”.

It added that “high-value target” militant commander Abdul Rahim, and two other militants were “sent to hell” after an intense exchange of fire.

“Rahim was much wanted by law enforcement agencies and the government had put a bounty of Rs 60 lakh on him, as he was actively involved in several terrorist activities, and on May 26, Captain Hussain Jahangir and Hauldar Shafiq Ullah were arrested. was also responsible for martyrdom, 2024,” ISPR said.

It added that the operation “avenged the heinous act and brought the main culprit to justice”, adding that arms and ammunition were also recovered from the militants.

The ISPR said that the 34-year-old Sepoy Muhammad Idris, a resident of Swabi District, and 34-year-old Sepoy Badam Gul, a resident of Kohat District and 38-year-old Sub-Inspector of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Counter-Terrorism Department, were identified. (SI) Tajmeer Shah, a resident of Peshawar district and 34-year-old Assistant SI Mohammad Akram, a resident of Mansehra district, “fought bravely” in the IBO and were martyred.

ISPR said, “Pakistan’s security forces stand shoulder to shoulder with other law enforcement agencies to ensure peace and stability in Pakistan and such sacrifices by our brave jawans strengthen our resolve. “

President Asif Ali Zardari paid tribute to the martyrs and said that the country stands behind the security forces in the fight against terrorism.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that the nation salutes the martyrs for their sacrifice. He also praised the army and police for killing the three terrorists.

“The police officers and jawans of KP have created history with their precious blood in the war against terrorism,” said Home Minister Mohsin Naqvi.

The incident occurred a day later Eight people – Five security officers and three children – lost their lives in three separate incidents in Lucky Marwat, North and South Waziristan districts.

An army officer was martyred in a shootout with terrorists in North Waziristan, while 3 jawans were martyred and 12 others were injured in an attack in South Waziristan district. Separately, a police officer and his three minor nephews died in Lakki Marwat district.

Nine terrorists Last week, Khyber and Lucky were killed by security forces in two separate operations in Marwat districts.

After the end of the TTP, Pakistan has seen an increase in terrorist activities in the past year, especially in KP and Balochistan. ceasefire In November 2022 with Govt.

According to the annual security Report Released by the Center for Research and Security Studies, Pakistan saw 789 terrorist attacks and 1,524 violence-related deaths and 1,463 injuries in counter-terrorism operations in 2023 – a six-year record.

KP and Balochistan were the main centers of violence, accounting for over 90% of deaths and 84% of attacks, including acts of terrorism and security forces.

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