QUETTA: At least eight alleged militants were killed and two FC personnel were martyred in security operation carried out in Balnagoor area of Turbat, on Wednesday.
An FC spokesman said here that following intelligence information about the presence of militants in Kech Turbat area, FC teams launched search operation.
“An exchange of fire took place between the militants and FC personnel in Balnagoor area of Turbat,” he said, adding that two personnel of FC were also martyred in the gun battle.
He said that the area has been cleared of militants.
The bodies were shifted to hospital. The spokesman further said that FC launched search operation in the area after armed men abducted some activists of political parties.
The law enforcement agencies have cordoned off the entire area.