11 BRA terrorists held in Balochistan

December 04, 2017

QUETTA -  Security forces on Sunday arrested 11 members of proscribed Balochistan Republican Army (BRA) and recovered huge caches of arms and ammunition during separate operations in various parts of the Balochistan .

According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued here, the terrorists were nabbed from the Sanni Shoran area in Sibi in an operation under Raddul Fasaad.

Caches of arms and ammunition were recovered during IBOs in Ilyasi Nullah, Dera Bugti and Dukki areas

The Frontier Corps and intelligence agencies recovered the weapons during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Dera Bugti and Dukki.

Four improvised explosive devices (IED) were also recovered and later diffused in a separate IBO in Qila Saifullah, said ISPR.

Earlier in the day, Levies Force and intelligence agencies averted a major terror bid in Kohlu district of the province and recovered huge quantity of weapons stashed away at a secret hideout.

A large number of weapons and explosives were recovered in an operation conducted in the Kahan area, including 181 RPG-7 rockets and 172 fuses, Deputy Commissioner Kohlu Agha Naveed said in a press conference.

Security forces also recovered an MMRR 75 gun and 80 rounds.

A number of such operations have been conducted in the province where security forces are battling an insurgency said to be supported by hostile agencies.

According to ISPR, On November 5, the Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan and intelligence agencies had also recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Balochistan .