14 terrorists killed, 9 dens demolished in Pak-Afghan border operation
Rawalpindi: According to the Director General (DG) of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa, at least 14 terrorists have been killed in Khyber Agency in an operation carried out by Pak Army.
The DG ISPR also claimed that eleven terrorists have also been wounded in grounded and airstrikes, the Pakistan’s official media reported.
“In today’s air strikes 14 terrorists were killed and 11 were injured”, DG ISPR tweeted.
ISPR Director General Asim Bajwa tweeted that the operation was carried out in Rajgal Valley in Khyber Agency along the Pak-Afghan border to confine the cross border movement.
Their dens have been destroyed through airstrikes while grounded strikes have demolished nine shelters of terrorists.
Earlier, the military media informed yesterday morning that an operation was being launched in Rajgal Valley of Khyber Agency.
Asim Bajwa informed that the reason of the operation was to limit the cross border movement of the terrorists.
Meanwhile, it has also been reported that the number of troops would also be enhanced in Khyber Agency.
It is pertinent to mention here that it was decided in a high-level meeting of civil and military leadership that 29 wings of civil-armed forces would be established in order to enhance the accelerate the National Action Plan.
It is vital to mention here that the operation was launched after the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said that all efforts would be committed in order to ensure peace across the country.
Earlier this month, Pakistan constructed a gate at the Torkham border, termed by Afghanistan as inappropriate and a violation of previous agreements.