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.
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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