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Army major martyred in Zhob operation, three terrorists killed

According to ISPR, the officer led his troops from the front
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An operation in Balochistan on Tuesday killed three terrorists, while an officer embraced martyrdom.

According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations, the operation was conducted in Sambaza in Balochistan’s Zhob district on the basis of intelligence.

“During the conduct of operation, own troops effectively engaged the terrorists location, as result of which three terrorists were sent to hell. Weapons, ammunition and explosives were also recovered from the killed terrorists,” ISPR said

“However, during the intense exchange of fire, leading his troops from the front, Major Babar Khan having fought gallantly, paid the ultimate sacrifice and embraced Shahadat,” the statement added.

Major Khan was a resident of Mianwali and was only 33 years old.

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A sanitization operation was conducted to eliminate any other terrorist present in the area.

“Security forces of Pakistan, in step with the Nation, remain determined to thwart attempts of sabotaging peace, stability and progress of Balochistan, and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.”

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