Thursday August 26, 2021

Seven Terrorists Killed In Ambush With CTD Balochistan

Quetta: Balochistan counter terrorism department (CTD) officers have killed 7 suspected terrorists soon after they entered the country from Afghanistan to attack a sensitive installation, a government statement said on Wednesday.

At least 10 militants from the banned BLF were engaged and 7 were killed in Loralai district’s Kohar Dam area, a CTD spokesman said, according to the statement.

“The CTD Balochistan got credible source information that a large group of [probscribed] Balochistan Liberation Front terrorists [is] moving from Afghanistan in the general area of Kohar Dam [in] district Loralai and [they] are planning to attack a sensitive installation,” the spokesman said.

The CTD conducted an operation at a compound in Kohar Dam. An exchange of fire ensued and seven militants were killed, while three others fled.

The spokesman said a cache of weapons was recovered from the

Men from the CTD and other security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation in the area.

Kohar Dam is located between Loralai and Qillah Saifullah cities in Balochistan. It is just a few kilometres from Loralai University.

The spokesman said more raids were expected.

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