31 August, 2017
QUETTA: Twelve members of the Baloch Republican Army (BRA) surrendered to security forces in Balochistan on Wednesday, a statement issued by military's media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said. "The militants relinquished their weapons and ammunition to security forces in Balochistan's Noshki area, the statement said.
"Those surrendered included two mid-tier militants identified as Wali Khan and Karghani." Separately, security forces apprehended 39 suspects, including eight Afghans, during intelligence-based operations (IBOs) conducted jointly by the Pakistan Rangers, Punjab Police and intelligence agencies in Lahore, Faisalabad and Islamabad on Wednesday. Security forces also recovered weapons and ammunition from those arrested. The developments were attributed to the ongoing Opearation Radd-ul-Fasaad. The army had launched Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in February following a spate of terror attacks in the country, which claimed more than a hundred lives and left hundreds injured