On confirmed intelligence about presence of Terrorists in a hideout near Datta Khel, North Waziristan District, Security Forces conducted an IBO in Mama Ziarat, 7 kms South West of Dattakhel.

Rawalpindi - March 18, 2020

No PR-48/2020-ISPR

On confirmed intelligence about presence of Terrorists in a hideout near Datta Khel, North Waziristan District, Security Forces conducted an IBO in Mama Ziarat, 7 kms South West of Dattakhel. As soon as troops cordoned the area, terrorists opened fire to flee from the hideout. During operation, 7 terrorists killed. In intense exchange of fire, 4 security forces personnel embraced shahadat including an officer, while 1 soldier got injured. Large cache of arms, ammunition & IEDs recovered from hideout during clearance.
Details of shaheed are:-
1. Lieutenant Agha Muqadas Ali khan , age 26 years resident of Lahore.
2. Lance Havaldar Qamar Nadeem, Age 36 years, resident of Layyah, married, survived by wife , 2 sons & a daughter.
3. Sepoy Muhammad Qasim, age 24 years, resident of Layyah.
4. Sepoy Tauseef, age 23 years resident of Narowal.

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