ISLAMABAD: A wanted terrorist was killed during an exchange of fire with security forces in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the military said on Thursday.
The military personnel conducted the intelligence-based operation in the Mir Ali town of North Waziristan district in the province, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
The operation was carried out upon confirmed reports of terrorists’ presence in the area, said the statement by the army’s media wing.
Pakistan has recently witnessed a rise in terror attacks on security forces in KP and Balochistan. A number of military operations have been carried out in the regions over the last several months to eradicate militants and their camps.