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QUETTA: At least two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel and 13 dacoits were killed on Sunday during an exchange of fire in the Bhag area of Balochistan’s Bolan district, FC sources said.

According to FC sources, security personnel conducted a raid to arrest a wanted dacoit Gul Bahar in the Bhag area, adding that two of its personnel were killed when the raiding team came under fire as soon as they entered the area to arrest the suspects.

Security forces resorted to retaliatory action which was followed by a lengthy gun-battle.

Gul Bahar was also killed in the five-hour long battle between militants and security forces.

Huge quantity of arms and ammunition was also recovered during the raid. FC sources said the gang was involved in different acts of kidnappings and robberies.

Security forces also arrested several members of the gang who were shifted to an undisclosed location for further investigations.

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Khalil May 05, 2013 01:40pm

Well done FC's for flushing out the rats. you are brave soldiers and you should continue the good work till all the dirt is gone from your country. My prayes and thoughts are with the families of the 2 shaheed FC's, may allah grant them a place in heaven.

muzammil ullah khan May 05, 2013 04:13pm

FC personnel are fair game for the terrorists as far as the CJP is concerned . According to him the terrorists should be given due process of law which actually means letting them off because the moment they are brought before the courts the judges start shivering in their boots and they let them off . If I were the Army Chief I would pull back the FC till our CJP understands the importance of law enforcement under the prevailing circumstances . This CJP lives in a make believe world of his own where his sole aim is self publicity and nothing else .