QUETTA: Two militants were killed in search operation, in Hoshab area of Kech district, on Sunday.
Official sources said that security forces launched search operation in Hoshab area on tip off about the presence of militants. The armed men opened fire on the security forces when they started searching the area.
Security personnel took position and returned fire in retaliation. Heavy exchange of fire continued for an hour, resulting in killing two armed militants who were identified as Wahab and Wash Dil the resident of Hoshab.
Their bodies were shifted to the district hospital for medico-legal formalities. Later, the bodies were handed over to the heirs. The militants, who were killed in the armed encounter belongs to banned outfit.
Balochistan Express, Quetta