Security forces launched an IBO in North Waziristan against terrorists involved in an attack on security forces on 12 September as well as ambush on security forces convoy during December 2017 which resulted in shahadat of Lt Moeed shaheed. All 4 terrorists including operational level terrorist Aftab Parakay killed. Terrorists were fully armed and gave tough resistance. In exchange of fire 3 soldiers Naib Subedar Nazir Ahmed Chandio, Sepoy Fakhar and Sepoy Amir of Pakistan Army embraced Shahadat. Area has been cleared.