ISLAMABAD: Four terrorists were killed while one surrendered to the police during intelligence operations in Swabi and Dera Ismail Khan districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to a Dawn News report, District Police Officer Swabi Najamul Hasan said that the law enforcement officials had surrounded the hideout of the terrorists in Tehsil Chota Lahore, after which two blew themselves up and the third killed the police. Surrendered before.
Officials in Swabi said that officials from the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), police and intelligence agencies conducted a joint operation after receiving information about the presence of militants in Hind village. He said that when the militants were ordered to surrender through a megaphone, they opened fire on the law enforcement officials.
The security forces retaliated and during a fierce exchange of fire, two militants blew themselves up with grenades, while the third surrendered to the police. 2 constables were also injured during the encounter, identified as Mujeebullah and Naseeb Khan, who were taken to Bacha Khan Hospital.
2 militants were killed during an encounter with security forces in Loni area of Kalachi Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan. According to the sources, a search operation was conducted in the area on the secret information about the presence of terrorists. During the operation, the terrorists opened fire on the security forces, 2 terrorists were killed in the retaliatory fire. Sources said that a huge amount of weapons were also recovered from the possession of the slain terrorists.