Security forces kill 6 terrorists in SW Pakistan: army

Pakistani security forces killed six terrorists in an operation in the country's southwestern Balochistan province, an army statement said on Saturday.

A soldier was killed and two others were injured during the operation, the military's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations said in the statement.

The intelligence-based operation aims to apprehend the terrorists who were involved in recent security incidents in Sibi and its surroundings. They were also linked to a blast in a busy market area in eastern Lahore city in January, the statement said.

The security forces also recovered arms and ammunition of the terrorists, the statement added.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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