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24 Oct 2020 | 09:07 AM UTC

Pakistan: Security forces kill militants in clashes in Balochistan province October 23

Pakistan News Alert

Security forces kill four militants in clashes in Mastung district (Balochistan province) on October 23; similar attacks possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/24/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/26/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Balochistan, Mastung (Balochistan province)

Event

Security forces conducted a raid on a militant hideout in Mastung district (Balochistan province) on Friday night, October 23, which resulted in at least four militants killed and two police officers injured. Reports indicate an exchange of fire took place in Mastung's Dasht area; six militants were hiding in the compound and two of them managed to escape during the exchange of fire.

Security forces have launched search operations in the area for the remaining militants and therefore a heightened security presence is expected over the near term. Militant attacks and security operations are possible in the 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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