Four FC men killed in battle with militants

QUETTA: As many as nine people – four personnel of the Frontier Corps (FC) and five militants – were killed in a fierce exchange of fire in Prome area, some 100 kilometres from Panjgur District, on Saturday.

Frontier Corps spokesman confirmed the incident in a statement and said that the security personnel were patrolling Prome area of Panjgur District when unidentified militants attacked their convoy. As a result, four security personnel were killed another sustained injuries. The security forces returned fire, killing five militants. The spokesman said that a huge quantity of arms was recovered from the militants.

Published in the Balochistan Point on September 29, 2013

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