At least seven terrorists were killed during an exchange of fire with the security forces in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Chitral district on Sunday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces killed seven terrorists during an exchange of fire with the security forces in the Ursoon area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Chitral district.
The ISPR said that another six terrorists were critically injured during the intense exchange of fire.
The sanitisation of the area is being carried out to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area.
“Locals of the area appreciated the operation by the security forces and expressed their full support to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the country,” it read.
On Wednesday, four Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred and 12 terrorists killed in Chitral attack on the Pak-Afghan border.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that a large group of terrorists equipped with latest weapons attacked two military checkposts.
The Army media wing said that there was information about the terrorists’ movement in Nuristan and Kunar provinces of Afghanistan. The security forces timely action resulted in the killing of 12 terrorists.
During the fire exchange, four Pakistan Army soldiers having fought gallantly embraced martyrdom.