The militants belonged to a banned militant organisation, the spokesman for Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force, was quoted as saying.
The spokesman apprised that the militants were killed during an exchange of fire with the security forces in Kalat. A cache of weapons was also recovered from their possession, he added.
“Additional contingent of security personnel were called in Johan area of Kalat where the exchange of fire took place.”
The FC spokesperson said “security forces timely retaliated and killed six miscreants”.
The suspected militants were involved in incidents of target killings and bomb explosions in the area, the statement added.
The Spokesman said the dead militants were involved in targeted killings and bomb explosions in the area.
Abducted woman recovered after one year
In a separate operation, security forces recovered an abducted woman along with her minor daughter from Johan area of Kalat.
The woman was kidnapped an year ago from Sindh’s Hyderabad city.
A Levies official, who wished not to be named, told media that “the woman was traded by the kidnappers in Johan, Kalat”.
Moreover, FC personnel also defused an 18 kg bomb planted in Sui area of Dera Bugti.
The FC spokesman said miscreants had planted the bomb to target vital national installations and security forces in the area. However, no arrests were made in this regard.
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