During the early hours of Saturday, security forces successfully prevented a terrorist attack on the Pakistan Air Force ( PAF) Mianwali Training Air Base, as reported by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Three militants were neutralized in the operation.
According to the military’s media wing, “On 04 November 2023, in the early hours of the day, Mianwali Training Air Base of Pakistan Air Force came under a failed terrorist attack which, Alhumdolliah, due to the swift and effective response by the troops, has been foiled and thwarted, ensuring the safety and security of personnel and assets.”
Three terrorists were eliminated as they attempted to enter the base, while the remaining three were contained and isolated due to the swift and effective action of the troops, who displayed remarkable bravery.
“However, during the attack, some damage to three already grounded aircraft and a fuel bowser also occurred,” the statement read.
“Pakistan Armed Forces remain committed to eliminating the menace of terrorism from the country at all costs,” said the ISPR.