ISLAMABAD: Federal Home Minister Sheikh Rashid told Naushki on Thursday that nine terrorists were killed, while Panjgur had six terrorists killed.
In a statement, the minister deplored the terrorist attacks on the camp of security forces in Naushki and Panjgur and said that four security personnel have also embraced martyrdom in retaliation. We salute the brave officers over repulsing the attacks, he expressed.
Sheikh Rashid said that our security forces are well trained to foil any kind of terrorist attack.
In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations Department (ISPR) said earlier that security forces had successfully repelled terrorist attacks on military camps in the Panjgur and Noshki districts of Balochistan.
ISPR said terrorists attempted to attack security forces camps at two locations in Balochistan, Panjgur and Noshki, late on Wednesday. Both attacks were successfully repelled, while causing heavy casualties to the terrorists.
The ISPR statement said that in Panjgur, terrorists tried to enter security forces camp from two locations. However, timely response by troops foiled terrorist attempt.
During intense exchange of fire one soldier has been martyred. Terrorists have fled while their casualties are being ascertained, the ISPR statement read.
“In Noshki, the terrorists attempted to enter an FC camp which was promptly responded,” it said, adding that four terrorists have been killed while one officer has been injured during the shootout, the ISPR added.
“Intermittent firing was continuing, “the statement added.