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Four terrorists killed in Mastung Balochistan: CTD

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At least four terrorists killed during an exchange of fire with the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Balochistan province’s Mastung district on Friday night, Home Minister Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah Langove told a news conference. He said a key militant commander identified as Abdul Karim Kurd was also among the dead, Mr. Langove informed. Kareem Kurd with Rs. 2m head bounty was associated with the outlawed Sunni militant group, Lashkar e Jhangvi. The home minister thus reiterated the demand that the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) should cancel its forthcoming public meeting on October 25 because of security threats.

2 CTD personnel also injured during the exchange of fire 

Two personnel of the CTD also got injured during an exchange of fire, the spokesman of the anti-terror force said earlier. The CTD spokesman said the security forces conducted a raid in the Dasht area of Mastung district. During an exchange of fire four terrorists killed, he said. Security forces also recovered suicide jackets and other arms and ammunition from their possession. The injured personnel rushed to Quetta city for medical treatment.

A huge contingent of forces reached the spot 

A huge contingent of security personnel reached the Dasht area to maintain law and order situation after the incident. The dead terrorists were involved in a series of terrorist activities in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan. The dead commander Kurd was involved in attacks at the residence of inspector general police Balochistan, DIG police Wazir Khan Nasar and other major terror acts in Quetta city, the CTD spokesman informed. Bomb disposal squad also called in the area to defuse the bombs and suicide jackets. Security tightened in and around the city after the security forces operation.

Four terrorists killed in Mastung Balochistan: CTD

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