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Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri on Thursday revealed that the suspected mastermind and facilitators of the Quetta Civil Hospital carnage and the police training academy attack had been arrested by security agencies.

The mastermind and two facilitators are in custody of security agencies for interrogation, he said.

The Baloch CM stated that a combing operation across is underway across the province to arrest elements involved in acts of terrorism.

"We will not bow down before terrorists", Zehri said.

The CM said the terrorists would be retrieved from their safe havens and be brought to book.

"I assure you that terrorists will not be spared at any cost", the CM assured the sportsmen present at the function.

Zehri mentioned that the law and order situation had improved following a crackdown launched against terrorists under the National Action Plan.