Saturday, November 27, 2021

Nine terror suspects killed in Mastung operation

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MASTUNG: At least nine suspected terrorists were killed in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Balochistan’s Mastung, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) said on Saturday.

A CTD spokesperson said the CTD, FC, Levies, and police personnel jointly conducted the operation. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from their possession.

Also Read: Two soldiers martyred, terrorist killed in North Waziristan IBO: ISPR

Seized arms included nine AK-47 assault rifles, 20 kilogrammes of explosive material, RPG rockets, detonators and other equipment.

An FIR was registered at the CTD police station following the operation.

Also Read: Three terrorists of banned outfit killed during CTD raid in Peshawar

A policeman was martyred and 17 others were injured in a bomb blast near a police van on Saryab Road in Quetta Oct 18. Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani in a Twitter message said that the blast targeted the police personnel deployed at the gate of Balochistan University. The explosive material was installed at a motorcycle parked near the university’s gate.

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