Security forces on Sunday killed three (Deobandi) terrorists in Gara Madda near Dera Ismail Khan, the military media wing reported.
A press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated that the law enforcement agencies were carrying out a search operation in Gara Madda area when the encounter took place.
The officials signalled three people, riding a bike, to stop but they reportedly resorted to firing on the security personnel, ensuing an encounter, said ISPR.
All the three terrorists were killed by the security officials during the alleged encounter whereas the security personnel remained unhurt.
The deceased were later identified as Iqbal, Waheed, and Majid, said ISPR, adding that Iqbal was reportedly carrying a head money of Rs1 million.