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Terrorist killed, 2 arrested in military operation in Pakistan: Army

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Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) A terrorist was killed and two others were arrested during an exchange of fire with security forces in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Military has said.

The security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation in North Waziristan district of the province, the Army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) added on Friday in a statement.

The ISPR statement said the operation was carried out upon confirmed reports of terrorists’ presence in the area, Xinhua news agency reported.

Weapons and ammunition were recovered from the possession of the terrorists, it added.

An area clearance operation is in progress to hunt down any other terrorist in the area, it said.

Separately, a soldier was killed in a checkpost attack in Bannu district of the province, the Pakistani Military added in another statement on Friday.

–IANS

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