A "major terrorist activity" was averted in Balochistan after FC personnel conducted intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in Grandani, Kohlu, Ghazi Nullah and Uch Naseerabad and recovered large quantities of arms, ammunition and explosives, the army's media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations, said in a press release on Saturday.

The military said 1,300 kilogrammes of explosives were recovered during the raids. The explosives were meant to be used for terrorist activities in the province, it said.

Arms and ammunition recovered in the raids.
Arms and ammunition recovered in the raids.

Apart from explosives, the security forces also seized weapons and ammunition, including sub-machine guns, rockets and hand grenades. The raiding parties also found maps of important areas and communication during the operation.