Six terrorists were killed, a sepoy martyred, arms and ammunition recovered in clearance operation of security forces in district Sibi of Balochistan, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday.
According to the military’s media wing, the security forces reacting to information regarding presence of terrorists in general area Nagao mountains in district Sibi launched operation to apprehend them. The terrorists hiding in the area started firing on security forces and tried to flee which led to heavy exchange of fire.
In crossing firing six terrorists of BNA including Naseeb Ullah Bangalzai alias Jahangir, Pir Jan and Rakai Kalhoi were killed while Sepoy Nisar embraced martyrdom and two soldiers got injured.
The killed terrorists were involved in recent security incidents in Sibi and surroundings and were also linked to 20 January blast in Anarkali, Lahore.
The security forces also recovered arms and ammunition intended to be used by the terrorists for disrupting peace and security in the area.INP