QUETTA- Security forces and police rounded up 10 suspects believed to be associated with banned outfits, during a search operation in Eastern by-pass area of Quetta on Monday.

According to sources, authorities also recovered a cache of weapons and proscribed literature. The suspects have been shifted to an unknown location for interrogation.

One of the masterminds behind the attacks on polio workers in Quetta, is also among the detained suspects, sources added.