Three militants killed, four hostages recovered in Balochistan IBO


QUETTA: Law enforcement agencies on Wednesday conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Balochistan and killed three wanted terrorists, the Inter-Services Public Relations reported.

According to the military’s media wing, the operation was conducted in Kundi and Killi Zard Ghulam Jan areas of the Kalat district.

The militants, identified as Khubaib, Shoaib and Waheed, were allegedly affiliated with the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Daesh terror outfits and were wanted by law enforcement agencies since 2004.

Four women and children, held hostage at the hideout, were also recovered besides arms, including three Kalashnikovs, 200 rounds of ammunition and a China gun.

The security forces also seized improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and communication equipment.