On 23 May 2023, security forces conducted an IBO in general area Kot Azam, South Waziristan District, on reported presence of terrorists.
During the conduct of operation, intense fire exchange occurred between security forces and terrorists, resulting in killing of 6 x terrorists.
Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists who remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces as well as extortion and targeted killing of innocent citizens.
Sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area.
Locals of the area appreciated the operation and expressed their full support to eliminate the menace of terrorism.