In the statement made by the Pakistani army, it was stated that the security forces carried out separate operations in the North Waziristan and South Waziristan regions. It was reported that 5 militants were neutralized in the clashes.
In the statement of the Pakistani army, no information was shared about which organization the militants belonged to.
9 militants were neutralized in North Waziristan on 8 March.
Increase in terrorist attacks
Terrorist attacks have increased in Pakistan in recent months, especially in the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Islamabad states that these attacks were planned and directed by the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) based in Afghanistan. Afghanistan denies these allegations.
102 people, mostly policemen, died in a suicide attack on a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, during the noon prayer on 30 January.
Ten police officers were killed in a suicide attack in Balochistan on 6 March.