Quetta, Feb.14 (ANI): At least ten insurgents have been killed and 12 others were arrested in an operation by paramilitary troops in Balochistan.
The incident occurred in Sangan area of Kahlu district, some 180 kilometres southeast of the provincial capital Quetta, reports The Express Tribune.
The frontier corps had launched an operation against insurgents of the Baloch Liberation Army in Sangan area since Friday and was gradually closed on Saturday evening, killing 10 insurgents and destroying three training camps.
The Provincial Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said 12 insurgents were also arrested, adding that a local leader of the Baloch Liberation Army was among the dead.
Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest but least developed and most sparsely populated province, has been wrecked for decades by a insurgency that was revived in 2004.(ANI)