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5 held, explosives found in Balochistan raids


Staff Reporter


The Frontier Corps (FC) apprehended on Thursday five suspects and recovered explosives and arms during raids in different areas of Balochistan.
“FC conducted intelligence-based operations in Dera Bugti, Uch and Chaman on terrorist hideouts,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
“Five suspects [were] apprehended,” the statement added. “Explosives and ammunition including improvised explosive devices (IEDs), mines, detonators, grenades and communication equipment were recovered during [the] operation.”
Senior police official, three family members martyred in Quetta terrorist attack
The development came amid a sudden surge in terror attacks in the restive province.
On Wednesday, bullet-riddled bodies of 15 men belonging to Punjab were found in Buleda, Kech near Pakistan-Iran border of Gurok. Banned organisation Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) claimed responsibility for the killings.
Hours later, terrorists opened fire on a senior police officer and three members of his family in an ambush in Quetta, killing them on the spot.


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