COAS appreciates raiding team; says terrorists to be chased, eliminated
RAWALPINDI, Dec 06 (INP): At least three suspected militants including a top Al-Qaeda leader Adnan el Shukri Aljuma were killed and a solider was also martyred during military operation in South Waziristan Agency.
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Saleem Bajwa in a Tweet said that five terrorists were also nabbed in the operation.
He said in an Intelligence borne operation top Al Qaeda leader Adnan el Shukri Aljuma was killed by Pakistan Army in an early Saturday morning raid in Shinwarsak, South Wazirastan.
Adnan had moved in this area recently from North Wazirastan Agency due to operation Zarb e Azb and was hiding in a local compound. A huge quantity of arms and ammunition was also recovered from the compound.
His accomplice and local facilitator were also killed in the raid. Adnan el Shukri aljuma was member of the core alqaeda leadership and was incharge of all external operations of Al Qaeda.
During the raid a soldier also embraced shahdat and one was critically injured.
The army spokesperson also stated that Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has appreciated the raiding team for successful operation and said the army will chase and eliminate all terrorists from own soil, none will be spared.