TURBAT: Security forces gunned down seven “externally sponsored terrorists,” including commanders Hasil Doda and Washdil, during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in general area Gorchop, Turbat, Balunchasten, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced in a statement.
Based on information related to the presence of terrorists’ hideout in the Gorchop area of Turbat, security forces conducted an IBO to apprehend the “externally sponsored enemies of peace in Baluchistan,” said the ISPR.
The military’s media wing added once the troops started clearance operation in the area, terrorists tried to escape from their camp and opened indiscriminate fire onto the security forces.
These terrorists were involved in recent firing and attacks on security forces in Makran Division, the ISPR said.
In addition, a significant cache of arms and ammunition has also been recovered which was intended to be used in terrorist activities.
“Operations to eliminate such perpetrators of terrorist acts in Pakistan will continue and they will not be allowed to sabotage peace, stability, and progress of Baluchistan,” the statement read.
A powerful blast killed at least three people and injured 19 including Frontier Corps (FC) personnel on Sibi’s Jail Road in the western Pakistani province of Baluchistan on Tuesday.