Terrorist Attack: Six Including Four FC Personnel Embrace Maryrdom In Hangu

Terrorist Attack: Six Including Four FC Personnel Embrace Maryrdom In Hangu
Four personnel of the Frontier Constabulary (FC) and two private security guards were martyred in a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) attack on a private exploration company's gas factory in Tall tehsil of Hangu district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Tuesday.

DSP Tall Irfan Khan said that the two wells, M-8 and M-10, were invaded by terrorists using heavy weaponry, including rocket-propelled grenades.

He added that the terrorists' attempt was repelled by the security personnel at M-8, although M-10 was where the personnel embraced martyrdom.

While talking to the media, Khan said that before escaping to nearby North Waziristan, where they had originated, the terrorists also destroyed a solar power plant at the gas well. He said that a combined search operation is underway in the region.

He said that the security personnel fought bravely for two hours and repulsed the attack.

Numerous terrorist groups, such as the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), have been operating out of isolated mountains in the northwest for years, attacking security personnel and infrastructure as part of their war against the state.

On Monday, terrorists detonated two girls’ schools in the Mir Ali subdivision of North Waziristan.

The terrorist act came to light on Monday after Deputy Commissioner Rehan Gul Khattak confirmed one of the attacks that took place at the Government Girls Middle School Hafizabad in the area of Hassu Khel on Sunday night. He said that although the school’s structure was destroyed, no lives were lost.

District Police Officer Saleem Riaz stated that two girls’ schools were reportedly targeted and destroyed with explosives on Sunday night. However, there had been no reports of injuries, he added.

The official declared that the impacted schools were situated in the Mir Ali subdivision’s Musakki and Hassu Khel villages. According to him, the Anti-Terrorism Act was being used to file prosecutions against terrorist actions.