Pak Security Forces Kill 40 Militants In Balochistan
Kalat and Khuzdar are considered to be the most sensitive districts of Balochistan.
At least 40 militants allegedly involved in recent terror attacks were killed today during an encounter with Pakistani security forces in restive Balochistan province.
Nearly 10 militant camps were destroyed while large number of ammunition and arms were seized, the provincial government said.
According to Frontier Corps, 40 militants killed as security forces launched an operation against militants in Kalat district’s Parodh area.
A large contingent of the forces, backed by local administration, were taking part in the operation.
Frontier Corps Spokesman told Dawn News that ten security personnel also sustained injuries during the operation.
He claimed that the targeted miscreants were involved in recent attacks on passenger trains, security forces and other vital installations in different parts of the province.
Security forces also claimed to have recovered rocket launchers, hand grenades, hand-held bombs and other arms and ammunition from the possessions of militants.
“There is an intense firing between forces and miscreants”, Wasey said.