According to details, FC personnel conducted a raid in Chhair area of Barkhan district after they were tipped of miscreants’ presence in the vicinity.
The raid was followed by a shootout between security personnel and the miscreants resulting in the killing of five suspects including a local commander Sohbat Khan.
Two hostages were freed as a result of the raid, who were held captive for past six months.
Officials also seized arms and explosives from the miscreants.
A spokesperson for FC told that the deceased miscreants were involved in kidnappings for ransom and attacks on security forces.