The security forces in the Dara Adam Khel area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has killed banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Zafar Khan along with his two group members during an Intelligence based operation (IBO) on Sunday.
Whereas, the other two terrorists were identified as Hasan Khan son of Muhammad Imran, who is a resident of Bazi Khel, and Anas alias Ali, a resident of Nangarhar, Afghanistan. They were gunned down by the security forces between June 16 and the night of June 17.
As per the sources, the TTP commander was a resident of the village Malan in Dara Adam Khel. He reached Peshawar from Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on May 22, 2023.
Notably, he was also a former member of Tehree-e-Taliban Afghanistan (TTA) and was part of the 26 grenade attacks in Pakistan. Moreover, he was part of the dozens of terrorists attacks against security forces, coal contractors, businessmen and influential people.
He had received more than Rs 100 million in the extortion and kidnapping for the ransom. The other terrorist, Hasan Khan, was an expert in sniping and grenade attacks and remained a part of TTA from 2019 to 2021. He joined the Tariq Gidar group in 2022.
Whereas, Anas was sniping expert involved in the terrorist attacks against the security forces in the North Waziristan and South Waziristan districts.