Security forces kill two terrorists, recover weapons in Quetta

QUETTA (Sarzameen News)- Balochistan escaped another calamity as two terrorists were killed in crossfire and weapons and explosives were recovered by security forces in different incidents.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan foiled a major terror bid by conducting an operation in Mastung.

Weapons and explosives in large amount, including sniper rifles, grenades and locally made mines, were recovered by the FC officials that were hidden in caves.

FC had steered this operation on the basis of the information that it had received from an arrested militant during interrogation.

In the other occurrence, two terrorists were killed by the police in crossfire in Quetta’s area Nawa Killi while two managed to escape. A raid was conducted by the security officials on the identification of a nabbed offender.

According to the local police, a police team was going to arrest terror suspects following the lead provided by their arrested accomplice.

When the law enforcement personnel reached Nawa Kali area, the militants opened fire on them in a bid to free their accomplice from the clutches of the police, a police official said.

In the ensuing shootout, two terror suspects were killed, he added.

The suspects were associated with a proscribed organization, according to the police. However, their identities couldn’t be ascertained immediately.

A day earlier, a policeman was killed while another sustained bullet wounds when unidentified armed men opened fire on them at Sariab road of Quetta on Saturday morning.

According to the local police, the police personnel were on a routine patrol when they came under attack.

A police official said unidentified armed men opened fire at the law enforcement personnel and sped away, leaving a policeman dead, while another with bullet injuries.

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