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Operation Janbaz


The Pakistan Army General Headquarters attack (Codename: Operation Janbaz), was a hostage-rescue mission carried by SSG Division during which, on 10 October 2009, when 10 gunmen[7] in military uniform opened fire on the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.[8] The attack killed nine soldiers, nine militants and two civilians and was a major escalation in Pakistan's domestic insurgency.[9] One militant was wounded and captured by security forces.[2][3][8] Soon after the attack, the militant infiltrated the security buildings where 22 civilian and military officials were held hostage by the militants. The Pakistan Army immediately launched a hostage rescue operation led by the SSG Division, Army Special Forces and the 13th Regular Regiment.

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