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Militant killed, five hideouts destroyed

By Our Staff Correspondent 2017-07-07
QUETTA: A suspected militant was killed when a gunfight erupted during a search operation being conducted by securityforces on Thursday.

According to official sources, Frontier Corps personnel launched a search operation in different areas of Sui, Sibi, Kahan of Kohli and Dera Bugti districts upon intelligence that militants were hiding there.

A heavy exchange of fire took place with the militants during the operation, resulting in the death of one suspect.

Five hideouts of militants in the mountainous areas of Sul and Kahan tehsils were destroyed during the operation, a senior security official said, adding that a huge quantity of arms and ammunition was seized from there.

The operation was going on till late in night.