TURBAT: As many as two insurgents were killed in a search operation at Turbat on Tuesday, informed security sources.
A security personnel was martyred in the operation.
According to the sources, FC conducted a search operation on the information of presence of insurgents in the area.
On their arrival at the site, the insurgents opened fire on the forces. In retaliatory fire, two militants were killed while a personnel embraced martyrdom. Three of the personnel were injured during the operation.
On the suspicion of presence of insurgents, the security personnel are conducting search operations in the adjoining areas.
Meanwhile, ISPR informed on November 17, a terrorist involved in murdering 15 people in Tubat had been killed during an intelligence-based operation.
Fifteen bullet-riddled bodies were recovered from the Buleda area of Kech district in Turbat, Balochistan earlier this week. The victims hailed from various areas of Punjab.
According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan conducted an operation near Alandur, Abdul Rehman village, Turbat.
“As soon the troops cordoned the area, the terrorists opened fire. During the exchange of fire, terrorist Younas Taukali was killed,” the ISPR said in its statement.
The army has identified Taukali as one of the top eight commanders of the banned outfit Balochistan Liberation Front.
Moreover, the army said Taukali was involved in laying IEDs for ambushing FC convoys and killing many civilians including, Rehmatullah Shohaz (founding member of Balochistan National Movement who later surrendered), Ghulam Jan (Lala Nazir’s cousin), Akram Hayathuk, Habibullah Taher and Saddam