RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Pakistan army has successfully cleared the highest and craggiest mountain top Brekh Muhammad Kandao near the Pak-Afghan border of terrorists, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In a press release issued on Saturday, the ISPR said that the major achievement was gained last night under the Operation Khyber 4, and in which the Special Services Group (SSG) also participated.
The ISPR said that during the Operation, many terrorists were killed while a few others fled to neighboring Afghanistan. Moreover, the Security force also dismantled terrorists hide out, and recovered a cache of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), arms & ammunition.
The ISPR further said that having cleared the top, the forces have established posts on over 12,000 feet high feature riddled with thick forestation. It said that this mountain top was being used as main observation point and its base as transit and storage point.
During the Operation, terrorists gave stiff resistance but couldn’t sustain against determination of Pakistani troops.
The mountain top was planned to be cleared little later as per initial plan but with high tempo operation it has been cleared well ahead of planned timings.
On July 16, the ISPR announced the launch of Operation Khyber 4 under Radd-ul-Fasaad to wipe out terrorists in the Rajgal Valley area of Khyber agency.