4 February, Islamabad According to an army statement, thirteen terrorists and seven soldiers were killed in strikes on two Frontier Corps paramilitary unit installations in Balochistan province.
The security forces resisted both attacks in the Balochistan districts of Panjgur and Noshki late Wednesday night, first killing four terrorists and one soldier, according to the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday.
Following the repulse of the strikes, security personnel conducted clearing operations to search any terrorists hiding in the regions, according to the ISPR in a statement.
“Security forces intercepted and killed five additional terrorists in Noshki”, the ISPR statement claimed, adding that four troops, including an officer, were also slain.
Separately, four terrorists have been killed, and at least five more have been encircled by security forces in Panjgur area, where the operation is currently underway.
During the fierce firefight, three troops were killed, including one named in the first statement, and four others were injured, according to the statement.
In a statement widely circulated on social media earlier on Wednesday, the outlawed organisation Baloch Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the assault.