The Security Forces killed six terrorists belonging to the Baloch Nationalist Army (BNA) in an operation in Balochistan’s Sibbi area, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In a press release on Saturday, the ISPR said that on an information of presence of terrorists in general area Nagao Mountains near Sibbi, the Security Forces conducted an operation to apprehend them.
The ISPR said that once the troops started the clearance operation in the area, terrorists tried to escape from their hideout and opened fire onto the Security Forces.
Meanwhile, six BNA’s terrorists including Naseeb Ullah Bangalzai alias Jahangir, Pir Jan and Rakai Kalhoi were killed in ensuing the exchange of fire.
The ISPR said that these terrorists were involved in recent security incidents in Sibi and surroundings and were also linked to January 20 blast in Anarkalia area of Lahore.
In addition, arms and ammunition were also recovered which were intended to be used by the terrorists for disrupting peace and security in the area.
However, during the operation, a valiant son of soil Sepoy Nisar embraced Shahadat while another two soldiers got injured.
The ISPR said that in step with the nation, the Security Forces remain determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging peace, stability, and progress of Balochistan.