Two Soldiers Martyred, High Value Target Killed in Northwest Pakistan: ISPR

Sat Apr 13 2024
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RAWALPINDI: A high value target (HVT) was killed in an intelligence based operation (IBO) in Buner District, the military’s media wing said on Saturday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), “On 13 April 2024, security forces conducted an intelligence based operation in Buner District, on reported presence of terrorists”.

It added, “During the conduct of operation, after an intense fire exchange, HVT Terrorist ring leader Saleem @Rabbani was sent to hell, while two other terrorists were injured”.

The ISPR said, “Terrorist Saleem @Rabbani remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities against the security forces as well as extortion and target killings of innocent civilians. He was highly wanted by the law enforcement agencies and government had fixed head money of PKR 5 Million on him.

The ISPR said, “However, during the operation, two brave sons of soil, Lance Havildar Mudassar Mehmood (age-36 yrs; resident of district Rawalpindi) and Lance Naik Haseeb Javed (age-27 yrs; resident of district Poonch, AJ&K), having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat.

The ISPR maintained that sanitization operation is being carried out to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area. “Security forces of Pakistan remain determined to wipe-out the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve,” the ISPR further said.

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