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A meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) is likely to be held during the current week to discuss “matters related to national security.”

According to insiders within the government, the NSC will discuss the “new wave of terrorism in the country and how to control it.”

The high-level meeting will be briefed on the recent wave of terrorism in Pakistan, they added.

Pakistan has recently witnessed a rise in terror incidents in Mardan, Bannu and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan’s capital Quetta.

Dozens of terrorists, who stormed an office of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Bannu sought safe exit to Afghanistan via airway.

The Pakistan Army troops swung into action and killed 25 terrorists. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry said that security forces killed all 25 militants who had seized the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) police station in Bannu.

ISPR DG Major Gen Ahmed Sharif said that three security forces officials were martyred while 10 soldiers, including three officers, were injured in the Bannu CTD operation.


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