QUETTA: At least six terrorists were killed and five security personnel were injured during a Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) operation near Eastern Bypass in Quetta in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The counterterrorism police and intelligence agencies launched a raid on a terrorist hideout in the Eastern Bypass area of the city after they received reports regarding the presence of the terrorists in the area, according to the CTD spokesperson.
One of the suicide bombers blew himself up during encounter by detonating his explosive vest, said the spokesperson. During the operation, six terrorists were killed which also included a woman who was wearing a suicide jacket, he added.
The exchange of gunfire resulted in five security personnel being injured, he further added.
Authorities said they seized weapons and ammunition after the operation from the compound.