According to details, security forces conducted a raid at a hotel on Sariab road in Quetta. “The militants inside the hotel opened fire on security forces personnel. The exchange of fire between militants and security officials left two militants dead including Usman Saifullah.
Saifullah was a commander of a banned sectarian outfit and was wanted in a number of terrorism related cases. He was arrested in 2006 but escaped jail in 2008.
The injured militants were shifted to Combined Military Hospital for treatment.