Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor assumes charge as DG ISPR

Operation Khyber-4 completed, cleansing of terrorist hideouts

RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major Gen Asif Ghafoor Monday said Operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Valley had been completed and now sanitization of the area was underway.

“Operation Khyber-4 was launched on July 15, and today it has been completed. Now only cleansing of the hideouts of terrorists is in progress,” he said this while holding a press conference here at the ISPR office.

Sharing the details, he said during the operation 52 terrorists were killed, while 31 were arrested. “Technically; this
was a well-planned and steady operation. We have been successful in minimizing their (terrorists) effectiveness,” he said.

During the operation, he said two soldiers of Pakistan Army embraced `Shahadat’, while six were injured.

He said the security forces had recovered around 150 improvised explosive devices (IEds) during the operation adding that a made in India weapon was also recovered.

He said Pakistan Army’s troops with support of Pakistan Air Force took part in the operation.

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