Rawalpindi: According to the sources, at least 11 terrorists have been killed in Khyber Agency in an operation carried out by Pak Army.
The Director General (DG) of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa claimed that four terrorists have also been wounded in ground and air strikes, the Pakistan’s official media reported.
“In today’s air strikes 11 terrorists were killed and 4 were injured”, DG ISPR tweeted.
ISPR Director General Asim Bajwa tweeted that the operation was carried out in Khyber Agency along the Pak-Afghan border to confine the cross border movement.
The dens of terrorists have been destroyed through airstrikes while ground strikes have demolished four shelters of terrorists.
Earlier, the military media informed that an operation was being launched in 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.