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Security forces thwart terrorist attack on Pak Naval Base in Turbat; all four terrorists killed in clearance operation: ISPR

Rawalpindi: On night 25/26 March 2024, terrorists attempted to attack Pakistan Naval Base, PNS Siddique in Turbat which was thwarted due to the swift and effective response by the troops ensuring the safety and security of personnel and assets.According to the statement issued by ISPR, security forces in the vicinity were immediately mobilized to support the naval troops. Synergetic and effective response by the armed forces enabled killing of all four terrorists in ensuing joint clearance operation.However, during intense fire exchange, Sepoy Noman Fareed (age 24 years, resident of Muzaffargarh) of Frontier Corps Balochistan, having fought gallantly, embraced shahadat.Sanitization operation is being conducted to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area.Pakistan Armed Forces remain committed to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the country at all costs.Meanwhile Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has commended security forces for foiling the terrorist attack on Turbat Naval Air Base.In a statement, PM Shehbaz Sharif acknowledged that due to timely and effective action of security forces, the terrorists were neutralized, preventing a potentially significant loss.The Prime Minister reaffirmed Pakistan's unwavering commitment to eradicating the menace of terrorism. He emphasized that the entire nation stands firmly behind its courageous security forces.