The Balochistan Levies seized a large cache of arms and ammunition during a raid in Kohlu district.
The Levies and intelligence personnel conducted the raid on a suspected militant hideout in the Sonari nullah area, Kohlu Deputy Commissioner Munawwar Hussain told a press conference on Monday.
He said 10 RPG rockets, four 81mm rocket shells, three 75mm rocket shells, four hand grenades, three RPG rocket fuses, anti-personnel mines and over 3,000 bullets were seized during the raid.
“The force saved the district from destruction by launching a timely operation,” he said. A search operation has been started to track down the militants, he said.
On January 6, militants targeted Levies personnel in a blast in Pishin district that left nine people wounded near the Police Line Jan Adda.