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Three terrorists killed in Awaran: ISPR

By Our Correspondent
March 19, 2023

RAWALPINDI: Security forces have killed three terrorists in an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in the Awaran district of Balochistan.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the IBO was initiated on March 15 to intercept a terrorist group operating in the general area, south of Awaran.

The terrorists were linked with firing and improvised explosive devices (IED) incidents along the Turbat-Awaran Road and surrounding areas.

“Based on credible information, multiple ambushes had been laid along different routes in the area frequented by the terrorists for the last three days,” said the ISPR.

A party of three terrorists was intercepted while moving towards their hideout, the military’s media wing said, adding that on being blocked, they opened fire on the security forces.

During the ensuing heavy exchange of fire, all three terrorists were killed, while a cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered, it said. “Pakistan Army, in step with the nation, remains determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging peace, stability and progress of Balochistan,” the ISPR added.