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Senior ISI officer killed in Waziristan encounter

Senior ISI officer killed in Waziristan encounter

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22 Mar 2023 - 11:25
Senior ISI officer killed in Waziristan encounter
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22 Mar 2023 - 11:25

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Five security personnel, including a senior military officer, have been killed in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) official Brig Mustafa Kamal Barki was killed and seven soldiers were wounded during an encounter with terrorists in South Waziristan on Tuesday South Waziristan and Dera Ismail Khan on Tuesday, a statement from the military said.

Brig Barki came under attack while travelling from Angoor Ada to Wana in Khamrang area near the Durand Line, Dawn quoted police sources as saying. His driver was also in the attack.

Also on Tuesday, three security personnel killed as many terrorists before embracing martyrdom in Dera Ismail Khan.

The terrorists opened fire on a police checkpoint in Khutti area, ISPR said. The security forces cordoned the area, blocking escape routes, and intercepted fleeing terrorists.

After an intense exchange of fire, three terrorists were eliminated and weapons and ammunition seized from their custody.

In the exchange of fire, three police officials embraced martyrdom. A fourth police official wounded in the clash was evacuated to a DI Khan hospital.



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