QUETTA: The counter-terrorism division (CTD) throughout a procedure in Mastung district on Monday killed five presumed militants coming from a prohibited organisation.
According to a spokesperson, CTD workers invaded a hideout of the militants in the Splinji location of Mastung area, some 40km from here, in the early hrs of Monday early morning.
He said a huge quantity of arms, ammo and also explosives had been taken.
The speaker stated that throughout investigation of some arrested members of the group, the CTD authorities obtained info that some other militants went to the hideout in Mastung district which they were preparing a significant terrorist attack in Quetta.
Acting immediately after obtaining information about the presence of the militants, the CTD personnel bordered the hideout and also purchased the militants to surrender. However the militants opened fire on the CTD personnel from inside the hideout. An exchange of fire between the CTD workers as well as the militants continued for time prior to five of the militants were eliminated and also a few other took care of to get away taking the advantage of darkness.
According to the speaker, the slaughtered militants have actually been determined as Shah Nazar, Arif Marri, Yousuf Marri, Samiullah Pirkani and also Jamil Ahmad Pirkani.
“All the 5 guys belonged to the banned Baloch Freedom Army (BLA) and they were involved in the murder of numerous innocent people in Balochistan,” he said.
He included that the militants were involved in a number of terrorist attacks, including an explosive assault on labourers on Samungli Road, a bomb assault on Azad Khan Marri in Hazarganji as well as a grenade attack on security forces in Quetta.
The weapons found in the hideout included 3 Kalashnikovs with 100 rounds of ammunition, 10kg of nitroglycerins, three detonators, 2 explosive poles, two grenades, a push-button control device and also 13 batteries.
The representative asserted that the CTD workers also discovered information from the hideout regarding some other participants of the team hiding in Quetta. An operation would certainly quickly be performed to jail them, he included.