GWADAR: Two suspected militants were killed and another was wounded in an operation carried out by security forces in the mountainous area of Prome in Panjgur district on Tuesday. A helicopter provided cover to the forces conducting the operation.
According to sources, an intelligence agency informed security forces about the existence in Kanti Klug area of a camp being run by the banned Baloch Republican Army.
Security forces started the operation which led to a gunbattle between troops and militants, an official said.
During the exchange of fire lasting several hours, two suspected militants were killed and another was wounded and taken into custody.
Arms and ammunition, including three Kalashnikovs, five 7mm rifles, hundreds of live rounds and two pistols and wireless sets and motorcycles were seized from the camp which was destroyed by security forces. The arrested suspect is being interrogated by special investigation teams.
Published in Dawn, April 28th, 2016