QUETTA: Four TTP terrorists were killed on Sunday when security forces repelled an attack on check posts near the Pak-Afghan border in the Karez Qamaruddin area of Zhob district.
Security officials said that the terrorists had attacked the Frontier Corps check posts located close to the Pak-Afghan border late Saturday night.
They added that the militants had used heavy weapons in the attack. However, the Frontier Corps personnel stationed at the posts returned fire and repulsed the attack.
“Heavy exchange of fire took place between security forces and the armed terrorists,” the official said, confirming that the four alleged terrorists were killed.
The Inter-Services Public Relations also confirmed the attack and said that the security forces had foiled the assault. It also confirmed the death of the terrorists. The statement added that they also managed to recover a large quantity of arms and ammunition from them.
Official sources said that no security personnel was injured or killed in the failed terrorist attack.
Meanwhile, the banned TTP claimed responsibility for the attack on the check posts.