Intelligence-Based Operation in Lakki Marwat, 12 TTP Militants Killed

June 4, 2023


Intelligence-Based Operation in Lakki Marwat, 12 TTP Militants Killed

Shaeran Rufus

LAKKI MARWAT: The intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Lakki Marwat was successful, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), as 12 TTP militants were shot and killed.

Details indicate that the operation was carried out in response to intelligence about the presence of terrorists in Lakki Marwat. For the past week, the movements and actions of the terrorists have been observed. The terrorists were engaged in a gunfight with the security officers as they fled the scene in a car.

The ISPR stated in their statement that “terrorists were lured in by providing a vehicle for escape that was intercepted & neutralized. Weapons, ammunition & Afghan currency was also recovered from terrorists”. 

Twelve TTP militants were killed in the clash. They were also seized with weapons and Afghani money. A cleanup effort was afterward conducted there. To carry out an assault, the terrorists were traveling by Tank. Six policemen were slain in a December 2022 attack, according to information provided by the law enforcement agency.

There has been a concerning increase in terror incidents in the country, particularly in Baluchistan and KP, following the termination of the ceasefire between the banned TTP and Islamabad in November.

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