All militants and two soldiers killed in Bannu hostages released: Khawaja Asif

According to Pakistan Defense Minister Mr. Khawaja Asif all the militants who took hostages in the CTD office. In Bannu district of KPK province have been killed. But two soldiers were killed while 15 were injured including an officer. Meanwhile all the hostages have-been released.

Bannu attack update: All militants two soldiers killed in CTD office
Bannu CTD office attack photo KPK.

Report Source : Defense Minister Khuwaja Asif Office page. report Writer Saleem KPk Bannu District. 

Bannu attack Update:

The details in this regard were given by Minister Khawaja Asif while addressing the National Assembly. On the other hand. according to the Public Relations Department of Pakistan Army. The clearance operation is going on in Bannu which will-be completed soon.

He Also said that there were 33 terrorists in the CTD compound in Bannu. 1 of them hit an official on the head with a brick while going to the bathroom & took the rest hostage.

The CTD started the operation at 12:30 today. All the terrorists have-been killed in this operation and the CTD compound has-been cleared at 2:30 today.

Counterterrorism office in Bannu Cantonment :

Khawaja Asif gave more details regarding the operation & also said that 2 soldiers were killed while ten to 15 youths including an officer were injured while all the hostages were released. However Minister Khawaja Asif did-not say the number of hostages.

It should be noted that according to reports. the extremists had held around 2 dozen people hostage in the counter terrorism office in Bannu Cantonment.

Barrister Saif told the British News Agancy that law enforcement officers surrounded the building & tried to convince the militants through various delegations at the local level to lay down their weapons & surrender to the law.

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He  also said that the demands of the militants are not being accepted &  the government is trying to ensure that there is no harm & to control the situation.

On the other hand, the USA has also said that it is aware of the ongoing situation in Bannu is monitoring it.

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Banu cantonment situation

All educational institutions in Bannu district are closed today. While the entrance & exit routes of the cantonment remain closed for the ³rd day. Medical emergency has-been imposed in the Medical Teaching Institute Bannu & its subsidiaries.

Deputy Commissioner Bannu had issued a notification yesterday in which it was  also said that all public _ private educational institutions of Bannu will remain closed today.

Locals said that there was no electricity in most of the areas since last night & internet service was also suspended.

The residents of Bannu Cantonment who came out of their homes towards the city on Sunday have not been able to return to their homes. They have spent the second night outside their homes.

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Bannu Miranshah Road is also closed while there is fear in the area.

The kidnappers are demanding a safe passage in exchange for the release of the hostages. However provincial government spokesperson Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif has said that elements involved in terrorist activities will not be lenient & the government will meet any of their demands. will not

A government official told the British news on condition of anonymity that the CTD office is set up in a rented house in the Bannu Cantonment area where suspects involved in extremism are kept for interrogation & on Sunday. These extremists took away the weapons from an officer on duty & fired & took several officers hostage.

The number of extremists is also said to be around two dozen. While it has also been confirmed that three personnel were injured in the firing incident.

No statement has yet come out from the Bannu police or the Pakistani army about the incident however. According to official sources. Pakistani army took control of the area after the incident & the military authorities are also monitoring the operation.

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A video has also been released on Sunday by the militants who took the security personnel hostage. in which a hostage ' some armed militants can be seen.

In the video militants can be seen demanding safe passage & asking that they be flown to Afghanistan in a helicopter.

In the video:  He also said that he would release the officials only if they were given safe passage and if not. He would kill the hostages.

In this video the extremists have demanded a safe air facility to go to Afghanistan. But on the other hand in a statement issued by the banned organization Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on Monday. it has been said that most of the people who took hostages of the prison staff are theirs. There are companions & due to being in prison for a long time. They do not know the situation. So they talk about going to Afghanistan.