Police conducted a raid in Quetta Town at Super Highway on a tip-off regarding presence of militants. Witnessing arrival of police into the area, the criminals opened indiscriminate fire and heavy exchange of gunfire ensued.
According to SSP Anwar, the criminals were using modern weapons against the police. “They fired rockets at the police party upon arrival in the area,” he claimed.
He confirmed that three terrorists had been killed by the police. He informed that the slain terrorists belonged to a banned terror outfit.
He said the police had besieged the area to catch the terrorists.
The SSP told that terrorists had also lobbed hand grenades on the police.