ISLAMABAD: Security forces have destroyed two terrorist hideouts and a large number of explosive devices in Mandech area of South Waziristan.
According to an official press release issued on Sunday, the hideouts had a medical facility with an X-ray machine, oxygen cylinders and surgical and other equipment.
A cache of arms and ammunition was found in Haider Kirri near Tank. An attack by terrorists on a security checkpoint in Pungai was repulsed.
Explosives were also seized during a search in the Khassadar ridge area near Tanai. In the Malakand region, suicide jackets, explosive devices and ammunition were found in Saidu heights near Mingora.
Nine terrorists surrendered in Waliabad, Charbagh, Devolai, Jowar, Maniari, Swari, Swawai and Lal Qila.
A cache of arms and ammunition was found in fields in Jabrai area near Khawazakhela.—APP