Pakistan

RAWALPINDI – Twenty suspected terrorists affiliated with banned organisations were arrested in Buleda, Gish Kaur, Tratha and Pishin areas of Balochistan, said the army’s media wing on Sunday.

According to the ISPR statement, the Frontier Corps (FC) conducted intelligence-based operations and apprehended 20 suspected terrorists. FC also recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition, including RPG rockets, sub-machine guns and sniper rifle ammunition, laptops, GPS and other communication equipment during the operation.

On February 6, in a similar operation, the FC had apprehended 11 suspects and recovered weapons and ammunition, including explosives, mines, detonators and fuses, mobile sims and communication equipment.

The operations were conducted in Surkhab, Kanak Valley and near Moro River.

Both operations were conducted as part of Operation Raddul Fasaad, a nationwide military operation involving all law-enforcement agencies launched in February 2017.