15 suspected militants, one FC man killed in Balochistan clash


A trooper of the Frontier Corps (FC) was killed and three others were injured in action against Baloch militants on Tuesday, which also saw at least 15 suspected militants biting the dust in Kharan district of the southwestern Balochistan province.

Security forces launched a search operation in the Basima area of Kharan during which an exchange of fire took place with suspected militants, the spokesman said, adding that security forces seized a huge quantity of arms and ammunition from the militants.

The FC spokesman said that the dead militants were involved in subversive activities in the area, including bombings and targeted killings.

The injured security personnel were rushed to the provincial capital city of Quetta for medical treatment.


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