Turbat: At least 13 assailants were killed during the search operation of Frontier Corps (FC) and intelligence agencies, in Gaiban area of Turbat today.

According to sources, the killed miscreants were involved in the murder of 20 laborers in Turbat. The search operation was headed by Commander Makran Scouts and involved hundreds of FC officials.

The assailants opened fire on FC retaliating to which 13 miscreants were killed, whereas the exchange of fire between the officials and the assailants lasted for a long time.

FC officials cordoned off the area whereas search operation is still underway. Moreover, heavy amount of arms and ammunitions were also recovered from the miscreants.