The gang members said that they never wanted to fight against Pakistan Army. Forces entered the area through helicopters and land penetration. Curfew has also been imposed in 4 kilometer area. Soldiers have also been assisted with gun-ship helicopters.
Rangers and Pak Army started operation at 1 a.m in the morning and by the end of Thursday (today) other than 40 gangsters, more gangsters are expected to lay arms before the secuirty agencies.
While on the other hand, police have faced immense loss and faliure in the operation as 6 police personnel have been martyred while 24 have been held hostage by the gangsters. Moreover, 2100 police personnel seemed unable to tackle a group of total 100 gangsters.
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— The Daily Mail - People's Daily