Terrorism & Insurgency

Security forces kill four militants in Pakistan's Balochistan

27 September 2017

TWO Balochistan Republican Army (BRA) militants and two United Baloch Army (UBA) militants were killed by security forces during counter-terrorism operations across the Balochistan region on 25 September as part of the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, the Express Tribune reported. Security forces also apprehended at least 24 other suspects - including an alleged would-be Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) suicide bomber - during the operations, along with weapons such as light machine guns, sub-machine guns, rifles, pistols, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), hand grenades, rockets, mortar shells, 16kg of explosives, and 15,032 rounds of mixed ammunition.

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