Pakistan Security Brief
Pakistan Security Brief - September 15, 2009
Three unidentified, burqa-clad assailants were foiled in an attempted attack on an oil terminal in Karachi Tuesday; one hundred and forty-nine militants reportedly surrendered in Swat, while an additional undetermined number were killed or captured; Pakistani fighter jets attacked suspected militant locations in Bajaur, killing five � �
- �Police interrupted an attempted attack on an oil terminal in Karachi on Tuesday. The perpetrators, who escaped, have not yet been identified, but they were reportedly dressed in burqas and armed with rifles and hand grenades. One security guard was killed in the assault.
- One hundred and forty-nine militants reportedly surrendered in Swat Tuesday, while a number of others were killed or captured in continuing security forces operations in the area. In addition, six more unidentified bodies of suspected militants were found in other parts of the region.
- An attack by Pakistani fighter jets on suspected Taliban hideouts in Bajaur Agency killed five militants in Tuesday. Though the army has previously announced the area to be clear of Taliban, continuing though limited military operations in the region indicate there is still a militant presence.