PANJGUR – Personnel of Frontier Corps (FC) and intelligence agencies on Monday jointly conducted a raid in Panjgur district of Balochistan and killed as many as three extremists.
Frontier Corps (FC) spokesman told the media that the operation was held on a tip about the presence of criminal elements. The alleged terrorists opened fire at security officers retaliating to which, all the three militants were killed.
The spokesman revealed that the miscreants were involved in heinous crimes and other acts of terrorism. However, forces also claimed to have confiscated huge cache of weapons from the possession of dead suspects.
Their hideout was also destroyed. One Light Machine Gun, two Sub-Machine Guns, nine magazines of SMGs and two kilograms of explosive were also recovered from them.
Officials say more than 3,000 militants have been killed since the launch of the latest offensive in tribal areas of Pakistan.
Earlier, FC raided Pak-Afghan border area Chaghi and recovered weapons hidden underground. The seized weapons included 10 sub-machine guns (SMGs), 13 rocket-propelled grenade-7 (RPG) rockets and 40 boxes of 12.7mm ammunition.