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Suspect killed in Panjgur shootout

By Our Correspondent 2017-06-13
GWADAR: An exchange of fire between security forces and a group of armed men left one suspect dead in the Prom Zamran area of Panjgur district near the border with Iran on Monday.

The gun battle started on intelligence that some members of a banned outfit were in the area, official sources said.

The man killed in fighting was identified as Mukhtar Ahmed. The Frontier Corps claimed seizing arms and ammunition at the scene of the shootout.

Meanwhile, militants on Sunday night attacked security forces near Al Nadwar seasonal river in Gwadar district.

No casualty was reported, but four suspects were picked up in a search operation in the Bahot Dashat area.