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4 terrorists killed in Pak's Balochistan province

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Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

Four terrorists, including a woman, were killed by security forces on Tuesday in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, officials said.

Assistant Superintendent of Police Attaur Rehman said security forces raided a house in Nasirabad area of Loralai district in the province after receiving an intelligence tip-off that some terrorists were hiding out there.

Rehman said a cache of weapons, suicide jackets and heavy explosives, personal belongings including service cards were also recovered.

The terrorists blew themselves up inside their hideout, he said, adding that four security personnel were also injured in the exchange of fire.

"A woman was also present among the four terrorists who blew themselves up, the official added.

According to the Inter Services Public relations (ISPR), the media wing of the army, the terrorists killed in the intelligence based security operation in Loralai were responsible for carrying out terrorist activities in the province which included an attack on the Frontier Corps convoy on March 20 that left six soldiers dead in the Sanjawai area.

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First Published: Tue, March 26 2019. 21:55 IST