The Frontier Constabulary (FC) and intelligence agencies arrested seven suspects, including facilitators of terrorists, during search operations in different districts of Balochistan.
An FC spokesman said that search operations were carried out in Quetta, Loralai, Turbat and Sibbi districts of the province.
He further said that four suspects were nabbed during the search operation in Quetta’s Kalli Jiyo area whereas a pistol was also recovered in the operation.
At least three suspects were taken into custody from Loralai and two sub-machine guns and large sum of bullets were seized, the spokesperson said.
A SMG, pistol, satellite phone along with nine rifles were recovered during search operations in Turbat and Sibbi. No arrests were made in the area, however.
The police and FC personnel also recovered huge cache of weapons during search operation in Kalli Shahozai area.
According to sources, the security forces conducted door-to-door operation and confiscated four 9-mm pistols, one 12 bore pistol, five 30 bore pistols and several cartridges.
No arrest was made while the arms were handed over to Barori police.