12 militants killed by FC in Balochistan



Twelve alleged militants were killed in an encounter with Frontier Corps Balochistan in Dasht area of Turbat district, on Friday.

A press release issued by FC headquarters, here on Friday night said that following intelligence information, FC teams launched search operation against militants in Dasht area of Kech Turbat where an exchange of fire took place between the FC men and the militants, resulting in killing of 12 armed militants.

“Twelve militants have been killed in gun battle with FC personnel in Dasht area of Kech Turbat district while heavy cache of weapons and explosives were also recovered from their possession”, a spokesman for FC said.

He further said that militants had planned to carryout target killing of common people.

Inspector General FC, Maj-Gen. Ejaz Shahid appreciated the FC personnel for taking action against militants. He said the FC would continue its role for restoration of peace and order in Balochistan.


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