Two Security personnel, 13 attackers killed as militants attack PAF base in Peshawar
Militants attacked a heavily-guarded West Pakistan Air Force base in Badhaber area on the outskirts of Peshawar early Friday morning, senior security officers same.
Confirming the attack, ISPR same thirteen militants had been killed up to now and a clearance operation was current. Rescue 1122 officers same twenty two individuals, together with ten troopers, were injured throughout the attack.
Bajwa said, “10 troopers were injured , together with 2 officers.” Further, security officers told, “Two personnel personnel happiness to the PAF and FC are killed within the attack.”
“As per initial info, seven to ten terrorists tried to interrupt deep within the base” however troops managed to contain them, military interpreter Major General Asim Bajwa same in a tweet. He same that operations were still current.
“Terrorists attacked a guard area early morning. fast reaction force reached, surrounded, isolated them. Exchange of fireplace continues,” he added.
A senior PAF official said that the area attacked was an operational radar station at the base. “The attackers first visited the guard area. the quick response force had condoned the area whereas things remained unclear,” he said. However, further security officers had been known as in together with police officers.
“Security forces have entered the base and are checking out attackers,” an officer same, whereas talking to The specific apsis.
“The attack was planned by Qari Saifullah group and a threat alert had been issued a week agone,” a senior security official told on the condition of obscurity.
“It was a results of security measures that a serious catastrophe was restricted to minimum,” he added.
The security official same initial investigations showed the attackers had traveled in a vehicle from Bara Tehsil, Khyber Agency to Ghundi area of Jamrud Tehsil. “A search operation had been launched in Jamrud since last night.”
“All terrorists killed within the base were suicide bombers,” he added.