The Pakistan Military Officer Colonel Mujeebur Rehman was martyred on Monday as safety forces foiled a terrorist assault in Dera Ismail Khan, the Inter-Companies Public Relations (ISPR) stated in a press release. 

Based on the media wing of the navy, the operation was launched in opposition to terrorists who had been hiding out close to Tank space of DI Khan. The operation was carried out on confirmed intelligence experiences, the ISPR added.

“As soon as troops cordoned the area, terrorists opened fire. During operation, two terrorists were killed. In intense exchange of fire, Colonel Mujeebur Rehman embraced martyrdom,” the ISPR stated. 

“During sanitization operation, a large cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from terrorist hideout,” the ISPR added.

The martyred officer was a resident of Bunji in District Astore of Gilgit Baltistan. He’s survived by a widow, three sons and a daughter, the ISPR informed the media.