16 foreigners among 18 hostages recovered in FC Turbat operation

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ISLAMABAD: The Frontier Corps (FC), Balochistan, on Tuesday conducted an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Tump, Turbat, on a terrorist hideout.

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Two terrorists were apprehended. During the operation, 18 hostages, including two Pakistanis and 16 foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni) were recovered, who were kept hostages by these terrorists, said a press release issued by the ISPR.

A large quantity of arms and ammunition, including IEDs, have been recovered from the hide out. In an another Operation FC conducted an IBO in village Panodi located in Makran Division. Two terrorists of proscribed organisation killed in the operation.

During exchange of fire, Sepoy Nasir Mehmood embraced Shahadat while two other soldiers sustained injuries.

These terrorists were involved in different activities like destroying of a bridge on M-8, planting of IEDs and attack on security forces.

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