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Pak security forces kill two militants

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Pakistani security forces today killed two militants who were allegedly planning a terror attack during a religious gathering of minority Shia Muslims.

Paramilitary Rangers conducted an intelligence- based operationearly this morning in Dera Ghazi Khan area of

In the exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed who were planning a terror attack during a gathering of Shiite Muslims observing the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali, the army said.

The raid was part of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad against the supporters and remnants of militants after they were expelled from the tribal region, according to the army.

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 15:13 IST