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On night 12/13 August 2023, security forces conducted an Intelligence Based Operation in general area Charmang, Bajaur District on reported presence of terrorists.

Rawalpindi - August 13, 2023

No PR-120/2023-ISPR

On night 12/13 August 2023, security forces conducted an Intelligence Based Operation in general area Charmang, Bajaur District on reported presence of terrorists.

During the conduct of operation, intense fire exchange occurred between security forces and terrorists. During the operation, four terrorists were sent to hell while one terrorist was apprehended.

Weapons, ammunition and explosives including a suicide vest was also recovered from the terrorists, who remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities against security forces and killing of innocent citizens, especially suicide blasts.

During intense exchange of fire, Sepoy Muhammad Shoaib (age 24 years, resident of District Kohat), having fought gallantly embraced Shahadat.

Sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area.

Security forces of Pakistan remain determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism from Pakistan.

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