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22 July 2017 Last updated 30 minutes ago

Officer martyred, two injured in operation against terrorists in Kurram Agency

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Officer martyred, two injured in operation against terrorists in Kurram Agency File photo Officer martyred, two injured in operation against terrorists in Kurram Agency

At least one security officer martyred while two others sustained severe wounds in an operation against terrorists in Kurram Agency today (Monday).

According to details, security forces launched a raid in Central Kurram’s Khawaidad Khel area during which terrorists opened firing and killed one officer whereas two got hurt who have been shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

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Heavy contingent of forces has been summoned as exchange of firing continues in the area.

Sources told that hideouts of the terrorists have also been demolished by using gunship helicopters.

Pakistan Army last month launched anti-terrorist offensive following a surge in recent terror attacks in the country, the latest being the the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine suicide attack that claimed the lives of more than 100 people.

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According to the Army, the operation aims at indiscriminately eliminating residual and latent threat of terrorism, consolidating gains of operations made thus far and further ensuring security of the borders.