QUETTA - The law-enforcement agencies (LEAs) personnel arrested 27 extremists of various banned outfits and recovered weapons during a crackdown in Mastung on Friday.

The security forces conducted combing operation against the anti-State elements in different area of district Mastung.

During search operation 27 extremists stated to be hailing from different defunct organisations were apprehended besides recovery of arms from their possession.

The detainees were shifted to an undisclosed location for further interrogation and more arrests were expected as probe continues.

Meanwhile, the security personnel recovered bullet-riddled bodies of three unidentified persons in Awaran on Friday.

Levies sources said after being spotted by the dwellers of the area, it took into custody three bodies from the main town in district Awaran. Bodies of the deceased stated to be killed by firing from close range were shifted to hospital for postmortem and identification.

Meanwhile, the police after registering a case against unknown murderers have started an investigation.

MEETING REVIEWS OVERALL SECURITY

A high-level meeting in Quetta on Friday reviewed the overall security situation in the province.

The meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri discussed measures to make intelligence further effective and improve the law and order situation.

The chief minister instructed the officials concerned to ensure gathering of information at the police station level to check the activities of terrorists and foreign agents.

He said that the government is committed to protect the life and property of the masses and would not allow inefficiency on the part of any branch of the law enforcement.

The chief minister said the enemies of the country are engaged to create law and order and said that every attempt must be made to stop the tragic incidents like the one at Civil Hospital.