QUETTA: Frontier Corps carried out a search operation in Balochistan’s Pishin district against a Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) hideout and recovered a sizeable quantity of arms and ammunition, claimed a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The statement also claimed that the arms and ammunition were buried at the hideout, located in Pishin’s Kahan area.
The cache seized included seven anti-tank mines, 50 mortar rounds, 36 recoilless rifle rounds, 4000 anti-aircraft rounds and five grenades.
Balochistan has been experiencing incidents of violence and targeted killings for over a decade. The largest province of the country by area, is home to a insurgency by ethnic Baloch separatists.
Al Qaeda-linked and sectarian militants also operate in the region. The province shares borders with Afghanistan and Iran.

Source: Khyber News


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