peghamRAWALPINDI: A press release by the Inter-Service Public Relations on Monday stated that since last week’s operation in Khyber agency, security forces have killed 40 terrorists.

The press release claimed that security forces had captured the passes and had also secured their positions at the top of the mountains in Rajgal. The press release further stated that a search operation was conducted by security forces on Monday and a huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered. IEDs were also recovered from among the weapons that were found during the search operation.

“In treacherous terrain of Rajgal 43 terrorists’ hideouts were destroyed through ground and aerial operations since start of operation,” claimed the press release. “It may be mentioned that since start of Khyber 3 operation, which commenced last week, total of 40 terrorists have been killed and 21 injured.”