Security forces killed eight militants in two separate intelligence-led operations (IBOs) in North Waziristan on Saturday.
According to a release by Inter Services Public Relations, security forces arrested two separate IBOs at terrorist hideouts in Boya and Dasalili areas of North Waziristan.
During the exchange of fire, three terrorists including Commander Abdul Nair alias Adil (TTP Toofan Group), Junaid alias Jameed (TTP Tariq Group) and Khaliq Shadeen alias Rehan (TTP Sadiq Noor Group) were killed.
The terrorists have been involved in terrorist activities against security forces, law enforcement agencies and locals since 2009, including IED attacks, shootings, targeted killings, kidnappings for ransom and extortion.
These terrorists were also involved in recruiting terrorists in the area. Security forces recovered a large cache of weapons from the hideouts.
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