Two security personnel killed in Gwadar gun battle

Published: April 21, 2015


QUETTA: Two security personnel and a militant were killed during a gun battle in the troubled Jiwani area of Gwadar District on Tuesday.

“A militant and two FC personnel were killed during a gun battle,” a Frontier Corps spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said Frontier Corps Balochistan had carried out a search operation in Pasni area of Gwadar against the attackers of Pasani Radar.

Security forces averted a major disaster late on Monday when they repelled terrorist attack on Air Traffic Control Radar in Pasni.

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According to details, a group of militants attacked the air traffic control radar in Pasni in an attempt to destroy the system. The outlawed Baloch Republic Army (BRA) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

“The deadly clash with militants occurred in Zarenbug area on Tuesday morning,” the spokesperson added.

The exchange of fire is still underway in Zarenbug area.

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The spokesperson for the banned BRA Sarbaz Baloch said his organisation was responsible for the attack on the radar and security forces in Gwadar.

Speaking to media representatives via a satellite phone, the BRA spokesperson warned of such attacks in the future.

Four Militants killed in Mashky

Separately, four militants were killed by security forces in Mashky area of Awaran District on Tuesday.

Security forces said militants opened fire at a security forces convoy in Mashky. As a result of retaliatory fire from security personnel, four militants were killed.

“No security official was hurt in the attack,” official sources said.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Chachoo
    Apr 21, 2015 - 3:32PM

    According to the liberals of Pakistan BRA ( Baloch Republican Army ) did not exist and Pakistan army retaliate for no reason at all. When some separatist will be killed in the future then our liberals will whine but they will never mention that BRA is a force that is equipped with Latest communication equipment and latest weapons and they are not doing any favor to the Baloch. BRA is involved in the killings of many security personal and a befitting reply must be given to them so they will silence for good. Recommend

  • Shakil
    Apr 21, 2015 - 4:31PM

    India will not like any progress of Pakistan, they will support BRA BLA,. TTP to carry out such terror acts to deter any investment!
    Baluchistan will suffer as a result of non development. Recommend

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