Quetta: Three terrorists have been killed and 2 Frontier Corps (FC) personnel have been injured in exchange of fire, during search operation in the area of eastern bypass.

The joint operation was conducted by FC and intelligence agencies today.  As per  security sources, joint search operations were also carried out in Satellite Town’s Eastern Bypass, Bhusa Mandi and other adjoining areas.

Militant commander Mehmood Rind along with his two accomplices was killed by FC firing. Two FC personnel also were also injured and they were taken to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta, where they are said to be in a stable condition.

The terrorists belonging to a banned religious outfit were planning to target, Youm-e-Ali related processions and gathering in Baluchistan. The terrorists were wanted in several cases of targeted killings and terrorism. Hand grenades and other weapons were recovered from the possession of terrorists.