Search operation: Four militants killed by FC in Bolan

Ten others were arrested, FC also recovered huge quantities of arms and explosives.


Our Correspondent August 13, 2013
Four militants killed by FC in Bolan. ILLUSTRATION: JAMAL KHURSHID

QUETTA:


Frontier Corps (FC) personnel killed four militants and arrested 10 others in a siege and search operation in Pir Ghaib area of Bolan Pass on Monday.


According to an FC spokesman, Sibi Scouts carried out a search operation against the militants in Pir Ghaib. Militants were confronted which led to an exchange of fire in which four militants were killed and 10 others were arrested.

Arrested militants were handed over to the Balochistan Levies forces. FC also recovered huge quantities of arms and explosives.

The militants’ bodies were shifted to the Civil Hospital Quetta, however none of the deceased could be identified.

In another incident, joint action by FC and police personnel led to the arrests of 33 suspects in Marri Camp area of Western bypass of the provincial capital.

IG FC Ubaidullah Khan appreciated the FC operation against the militants.

He said that FC personnel in Balochistan will continue their action against the subversive elements, impounding explosive material and weapons.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 13th, 2013.

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