ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb 18 (NNN-PPI) - Pakistani security forces have killed three terrorists, in eastern Punjab province, in an anti-terror operation, the military said, Saturday.
An army statement said that, two paramilitary soldiers were also injured, during the exchange of fire, in Dera Ghazi Khan district, of the province.
The paramilitary troops, along with the Elite Police and intelligence agencies, conducted an intelligence-based operation, on a tip about the presence of the terrorists.
A statement from the army's media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations, said that, weapons and ammunition were also recovered in the operation, which was part of the major offensive, "Radd ul Fasaad" (reject discord, in English), according to the statement.
The major operation was launched in Feb last year, to "eliminate the menace of terrorism from the country," which, mainly targets sleeping cells of the militants, their supporters and financiers. NNN,PPI.
Source: Nam New Network