FC recovers 18 hostages including 16 foreigners from Balochistan


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Islamabad: Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan Tuesday conducted Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Tump, Turbat and arrested two terrorists.

During the operation, 18 hostages including 2 Pakistani and 16 foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni) were recovered who were kept hostages by the terrorists, said a press release issued by the ISPR.

Large quantity of arms and ammunition including IEDs have been recovered from the hide out. In another operation the FC conducted an IBO in village Panodi located in Makran Division.

Two terrorists of proscribed organisationwere killed in the operation.

During exchange of fire, Sepoy Nasir Mehmood embraced shahadat while two other soldiers sustained injuries.

The terrorists were involved in different activities like destroying of a bridge on M 8, planting of IEDs and attack on security forces.—APP