Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has on Monday appreciated the successful operation of the armed forces against terrorists in Tank, Dera Ismail Khan.

In a statement, PM Imran khan  hailed the courage and bravery of Colonel Mujeeb-ur-Rehman who embraced martyrdom during the operation to foil the sordid designs of the terrorists. He also prayed for the departed soul of Colonel Mujeeb-ur-Rehman.

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The Prime minister said the entire nation acknowledges the sacrifices of the armed forces and security institutions. It is the outcome of the unprecedented sacrifices of the security forces that terrorism has been eradicated and the lit of peace stands alighted.

Earlier in the day, security forces had conducted an intelligence-based operation on a terrorist hideout near Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Tank district and foiled terrorist activity, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement.