25 terrorists killed, 4 soldiers martyred in Mohmand

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At least 25 terrorists were killed while 3 security personnel have been martyred in a clash between heavily armed militants and security forces on early Sunday in Mohmand Agency. A joint operation of Pakistan Army/FC KPK/PAF to evict terrorists stronghold of Walidad area in Mohmand Agency was launched on June 18, 2011.
According to ISPR, ground operation was preceded with precise strikes by PAF Air Craft’s on terrorists bunkers and positions on “Walidad Top”. After an intensive fight, troops were able to secure “Walidad Top” and surrounding areas of the mountain and managed to kill 25 terrorists, while remaining fled across the border. During the operation own 4 soldiers embraced shahadat and 8 were injured.
Presently troops are consolidating their positions in the area and search operation for remnants is in progress.
The operation also had full support of people of Mohmand Agency, who expressed great satisfaction and happiness on this successful operation and reiterated their resolve to keep supporting Security Forces in their effort to defeat terrorists in the area.