2 terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in operation in SW Pakistan-Xinhua

2 terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in operation in SW Pakistan

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-04-08 18:41:16

ISLAMABAD, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation in the southwest Balochistan province and killed two terrorists, a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday.

Two soldiers also lost their lives while one officer got injured during the operation conducted on reported presence of the terrorists in Singi area of Awaran district of the province, the statement said.

The ISPR said that once the troops started establishing blocking positions in the area, the terrorists tried to escape from their hideout and opened fire at security forces.

The killed terrorists were involved in different security incidents in Awaran district and surrounding areas, the statement said.

Arms and ammunition were also recovered which were intended to be used by the terrorists for disrupting peace and security in the areas, said the statement.

"Security forces remain determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging peace, stability and progress of Balochistan," the statement added.