Pakistan attack: Multiple suicide bombers attack Punjab's Mianwali Air Force Base, nine militants killed
Paksitan Air Force Base: The Paksitan Air Force Base in Punjab's Mianwali has been attacked on Saturday morning with reports stating that attack was conducted by several heavily armed jihadis including multiple suicide bombers attacked the airbase.
As per the recent reports, clearance operation at Pakistan Air Force base concluded, nine militants killed.
Tehreek-e-Jihad Pakistan (TJP) claimed that their fidayeens have attacked Mianwali Pakistan Airforce airbase in Punjab and destroyed many small & big jets along with killing PAF Pilots & forces personnel
According to the reports, in the early hours of the day, Mianwali Training Air Base of Pakistan Air Force came under a failed terrorist attack which has been foiled by the swift and effective response of the troops ensuring the safety and security of personnel and assets.
Demonstrating exceptional courage and timely response, 3 terrorists were neutralised even before they could enter the base while remaining 3 terrorists have been cornered/isolated due to timely and effective response by the troops. However, during the attack, some damage to three already grounded aircraft and a fuel bowser also occurred.
A comprehensive joint clearance and combing operation is in final stages to completely clear the area. Pakistan Armed Forces remain committed to eliminating menace of terrorism from the country at all costs.
Earlier last week, terrorists launched two separate attacks on security forces in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), according to a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
In the Tirah area of Khyber District, an Intelligence-Based Operation (IBO) was conducted, resulting in an intense exchange of fire.
As a result, one terrorist was killed, and two terrorists were injured and subsequently apprehended by security forces, the ISPR said in a statement.
These terrorists were found in possession of weapons and ammunition and had been actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces, as well as engaging in the targeted killing of innocent civilians in the area.
In another incident, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonated in the Sarwekai area of the South Waziristan District, where two soldiers, Sepoy Banaras Khan lost their lives in the line of duty.
- PTC NEWS