02 September 2017

News Story: 10 militants killed in southwestern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- At least 10 militants were killed after security forces launched an armed offensive in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan Province, local media reported Friday.

Paramilitary troops Frontier Corps conducted the operation in Harnai area of the province on Thursday, the reports said, adding that the militants were killed after a furious exchange of fire between security forces and the insurgents.

Three hideouts were destroyed in the operation that was launched on an intelligence tip-off regarding presence of suspected elements in the area.

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