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Polio Campaign:Waziristan, the most affected area, followed by Khyber and a small area in Karachi. Need to join hands to save next generation. National Polio Campaign:Army to assist Govt in security and access to affected areas. Shamefully we are the highest incidence country. (Tweeted by DG ISPR @AsimBajwaISPR)

Press Release
Rawalpindi - October 18, 2009: 

Daily ISPR Update

1. South Waziristan- Operation Rah-e-Nijat

a. In last 24 hours, reportedly , sixty (60) terrorists have been killed in operation Rah-e-Nijat. Casualties of security forces are five (05) soldiers embraced shahadat and eleven (11) are injured. Details are as follows:-

(1) On Jandola-Kotkai-Sararogha Axis, area upto Mandana, Kund and Tarakai feature has been secured by security forces. Reportedly thirty terrorists have been killed and many injured. Own casualties are 2 soldiers shaheed and 4 injured.

(2) On Shakai-Kaniguram-Ladha Axis, Operation has progressed 7 Kilometers north of Shakai and features like Boya Narai and Wuzi Sar have been captured. Fighting is going around Sherwangi. Reportedly twenty terrorists have been killed and many injured. Own casualties are 1 soldier shaheed and 3 injured.

(3) Important features and tactical heights around and south of Razmak have been secured by security forces. Reportedly 10 terrorists have been killed. Own casualties are 2 soldiers shaheed and 4 injured including two officers.

(4) Six 12.7mm Anti air craft gun positions of terrorists have been destroyed in different areas and one 12.7 mm gun position has been captured in Wuzi Sar area. Lot of IEDs / mines have been recovered.

(5) Number of vehicles under use of terrorists have been destroyed. Due to security forces advance, terrorists are vacating their posts / area leaving behind arms and ammunition.

(6) Villages / hutments enroute are being cleared by security forces conducting search and clearance operation. Civilians are not being targeted; in some areas people (including women) raised white flags; they were left off after search.

2. Swat-Malakand (Operation Rah-e-Rast)

a. Security forces conducted search operation at Kaldar Khwar and Mulla Banda Nullah near Fatehpur and Miandam and 4 terrorists were apprehended and 9 caves (12 length and 8 width) were also recovered.

b. Security forces conducted search operation at Mian Milli near Matta and recovered one 12.7 mm gun.

c. Security forces conducted search operation at Hamwarai near Khawazakhela and 2 terrorists were apprehended.

d. During search operation security forces discovered 1 cave at Tiligram and recovered few weapons.

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