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Security forces kill six terrorists in North Waziristan: ISPR

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Security forces Thursday killed six terrorists when they conducted an operation on the reported presence of terrorists in general area Hamzoni, North Waziristan District, said a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to the military’s media wing, six terrorists got killed during an intense exchange of fire.

The killed terrorists have been identified as, Muhammad Ali, Mateeullah, Muhammad Umar, Akhtar Hussain, Sher and Waseem.

“Weapons, ammunition and equipment were also recovered from the killed terrorists which include submachine guns, hand grenades, mines, handcuffs and a large quantity of multiple calibre rounds,” added the ISPR statement.

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The killed terrorists were involved in terrorist activities against security forces, target killing and kidnapping for ransom. Locals of the area appreciated the operation and expressed their full support to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the area.

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