RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: As many as 10 terrorists were killed when the security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) on a terrorist hideout in Gwargo area of Balochistan’s Awaran district, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In a statement on Tuesday, the ISPR said that these terrorists were also involved in a firing incident on security forces which resulted in the martyrdom of Lance Naik Iqbal on December 20 in Awaran.
The ISPR said that as soon as the security forces cordoned the area, terrorists opened fire to flee from the area. In the subsequent intense exchange of fire, 10 terrorists were killed.
A cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from the hideout.