Pakistan

350 militants surrendered during Khyber-I: ISPR

MIRANSHAH: Pakistan Army on Monday said that at least 350 terrorists had surrendered to armed forces in Khyber-I operation in Khyber Agency, ARY News reported.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), of the total militants, 20 of them were ‘extremely dangerous’ and key commanders of the Khyber Agency.

The ISPR said militants also handed over their arms and munitions to security forces.

Pakistan’s military launched the operation ‘Khyber-1’ last month with air strikes against militants’ hideouts in areas under the Mangal Bagh-led group’s control in Tirah and Bara.

The latest operation was launched amidst Zarb-i-Azb, a full-fledged military operation being conducted by the army against Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other militants in the North Waziristan tribal region.

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