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18 Sep 2020 | 06:29 PM UTC

Pakistan: Security forces clash with militants during operations in Awaran district (Balochistan province) September 18

Pakistan News Alert

Security forces kill at least four militants during operations in Awaran district (Balochistan province) on September 18; further security operations likely in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/18/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/20/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Awaran (Balochistan)

Event

Security forces killed at least four militants during a security operation in the Awaran district of Balochistan province on Friday, September 18. The fighting reportedly occurred in the Nokjo Kalaan Nadi area of Mashkey when the militants opened fire on government troops as they conducted a search operation. Security forces claim that the deceased are militants from the Balochistan Liberation Front.

Further security operations are likely in Awaran and the surrounding area in the near term. 

Advice

Those in Balochistan are advised to monitor developments, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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