RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – At least five suspects were arrested as Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan launched intelligence based operations (IBOs) in parts of the country under Radd-ul-Fasaad.
The security personnel conducted raids on terrorist hideouts in Dera Bugti, Uch and Chaman and apprehended the suspects while explosive and ammunition including IEDs, mines, detonators, grenades and communication equipment were also recovered from them.
Interrogation from the detainees is underway to know about their aims.
Pakistan Army launched Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in February 2017 across the country to consolidate the gains of multiple counter-terror operations and further eliminate residue of the extremism.
According to a statement issued by media cell of the military, operation aims at indiscriminately eliminating residual/ latest threat of terrorism, consolidating gains of operations made thus far and further ensuring security of the borders.
“Country-wide de-weaponization and explosive control are additional cardinals of the effort,” ISPR stated.
The decision followed a meeting chaired by Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa which was attended by heads of intelligence departments, Punjab Director General of Pakistan Rangers among others.