Security forces after a successful operation capture western heights of Maidan area of Khyber Agencies - AsiaNet-Pakistan

Security forces after a successful operation capture western heights of Maidan area of Khyber Agencies

May 31, 2013 | Inter Services Public Relations | Share:

Rawalpindi, May 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Security forces in a successful operation have captured western heights of Maidan area of Khyber Agency.

Security forces launched an operation in Para Chamkani area of Kurram and Maidan in Khyber Agencies last night. After tough resistance from terrorists security forces have established foothold on Mohammadi Top in Kurram Agency while captured Haider Kandao which control move to Maidan area in Khyber Agency.

All the dominating heights of the area have also been cleared / occupied by the forces. During exchange of fire 19 terrorists were killed while 12 got injured. 3 Soldiers including an officer also embraced shahdat and 3 were injured.

Locals of the area have extended all out support to the security forces and have also formed the Village Defence Committees to protect their villages against any counter attack by the terrorist.

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Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)
Hilal Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 927 1605
Fax: +9251 927 1601
Email: ispr@ispr.gov.pk

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