Islamabad: At least 13 suspected militants have been killed during a raid by security forces in Pakistan’s troubled southwestern Balochistan province, officials said today..
The incident occurred when security forces launched a search operation was launched in the Awaran district on Sunday night.
“13 suspected militants were killed after exchange of fire with security forces, a huge cache of weapons was recovered from their custody. Their bodies have been moved to a local hospital,” a local administration official said.
The militants had opened fire on the security forces that retaliated and several militants were also injured but escaped with the help of their fleeing accomplices, the official said.