Secutiry Forces Kill Ten Terrorists In Hoshab IBO: ISPR

FILE - In this Sunday, July 10, 2011 file photo, a Pakistani army soldier takes a position during a military operation against militants in Pakistan's Khurram tribal region. Pakistani air force jets have bombed militant hideouts in the country's volatile northwest Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, after government efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the Pakistani Taliban broke down earlier this week. (AP Photo/Mohammad Zubair, File)

RAWALPINDI: (HRNW) The security forces have gunned down ten terrorists during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Balochistan’s Hoshab area, media reported on Tuesday, quoting Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to military’s media wing, the forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Hoshab area of Balochistan to clear a hideout of terrorists linked to firing incidents targeting security forces and civilians.

The ISPR further said that as forces were in the process of establishing blocking positions after identifying 12-14 terrorists’ location, terrorists opened fire onto the security forces.

“During the intense exchange of fire, ten terrorists were killed while another was apprehended in injured condition. Two terrorists managed to escape,” the military’s media wing added.

It noted that an operation to trace the escaped terrorists were launched in the area. The security forces also recovered a heavy cache of arms and ammunition, including IEDs.

“Security forces remain determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging peace, stability, and progress of Balochistan,” the ISPR concluded.