The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Bannu Region, in a joint intelligence-based operation (IBO) with the Lakki Marwat district police and security forces, killed four terrorists in Takhtikhel within the limits of Norang police station.
According to a CTD Khyber Pakhtunkhwa press release issued on Monday, the CTD and local police received information about the presence of terrorists of a banned outfit in Takhtikhel, who were planning to carry out terror activities. The law enforcement forces took prompt action and encircled the area. An exchange of fire took place, which continued for a long time, leaving four terrorists killed.
A few accomplices of the dead terrorists managed to escape, after which the law enforcement agencies launched a search operation in the area to arrest them. Automatic weapons were recovered from the possession of dead terrorists.