Pakistan’s security forces on a tipoff about presence of a Taliban commander and his accomplices conducted raid in Sanjawi tehsil in Ziarat district of Balochistan.
A gunbattle raged with the forces raid in which eight terrorists were killed.
According to sources, the deputy emir of Balochistan Taliban was among the slain militants.
A large quantity of arms and explosives captured from the possession of the accused.
After an attack of militants in Peshawar when Taliban gunmen stormed Army Public School in the northwestern city of Pakistan and killed 144 people including 132 children, the security forces have conducted raids in various parts of the country to get rid of the militants.