(MENAFN- AzerNews) Three terrorists were killed in a counter-terror operation by
security forces in the Awaran district of Pakistan's southwestern
Balochistan province, a military statement said on Saturday night,
Azernews reports citing Xinhua.
From March 15 onwards, an intelligence-based operation was
initiated to intercept a terrorist group operating in parts of the
district, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media
wing of the Pakistan Army, said in a statement.
Based on credible information, multiple ambushes had been laid
along different routes in the area frequently used by the
terrorists in the last three days, the ISPR said.
Resultantly, a party of three terrorists was intercepted while
moving towards their hideout, it added.
'On being blocked, they opened fire onto the security forces,'
the statement said, adding that 'during ensuing heavy exchange of
fire, all three terrorists have been killed, while a cache of arms
and ammunition have been recovered.'
The terrorists were linked with firing and improvised explosive
devices incidents in parts of the province, said the ISPR.
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