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Security Forces Kill Ten Terrorists in Hoshab

RAWALPINDI: Security forces killed ten terrorists and apprehended one militant, during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the general area of Balochistan’s Hoshab, the military’s media wing said.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the IBO was conducted to clear a hideout of terrorists linked to firing incidents targeting security forces and civilians, along with planting improvised explosive devices on the Gwadar-Hoshab (M-8) road.

“As security forces were in the process of establishing blocking positions after identification of 12-14 terrorists’ location, terrorists opened fire onto the security forces.

“During the ensuing heavy exchange of fire, 10 terrorists have been killed while one terrorist has been apprehended in injured condition. Two terrorists managed to escape,” the ISPR said.

The military’s media wing added that an operation to trace them continues in the area and a heavy cache of arms and ammunition, including IEDs, was also recovered.