25 militants killed in Dera Bugti clash


QUETTA: At least 25 terrorists hailing from two proscribed organizations were killed and many others injured while fighting against each others in Balochistan area of Dera Bugti late Monday, according to Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti.


According to the security sources, the terrorists of the two banned outfits used small weapons and mortar shells in Dera Bugti area of Pir Soori Darbar late Monday night, resulting in the killing of at least 25 militants.

The provincial home minister Sarfaraz Bugti said the clash site is in a far-flung area; accordingly, the security forces will be dispatched towards the site in the morning.

“We will launch an operation in the area in the morning,” he added.

Responding a query, the home minister said no innocent life was lost in the clash, as terrorists were engaged in fight against each others.

Both the outlawed organizations are funded by India’s intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), he remarked.