During last 24 hours, security forces conducted 29 cordons and search operations and 12 IBOS in different parts of the country.
In Punjab, cordons, search operations and IBOs in different parts of Punjab including Bahawalpur, Rahim Yaar Khan, Lohdran, Pakpattan and Bahawalnagar were conducted. Nine terrorists were apprehended during these operations.
In Balochistan, FC and intelligence agencies conducted an IBO in Gawak, Mand. Five terrorists of banned organizations were killed. Two FC soldiers were injured during exchange of fire in the operation.
In KP, terrorist activity was foiled when FC carried out IBOs in Bar Qambar Khel, Bara and Khyber Agency. Two apprehended terrorists Shahid & Abdul Raziq were planning a major terrorist attack in the area on directions from across the border. A high quantity of explosives was recovered from them.
In South Waziristan, security forces recovered a large amount of explosives during a search operation in Giga khel.