Operation, gun attack leave seven dead in Bolan, Kech.

QUETTA -- At least seven people, including three alleAged militants, were killed in two incidents in Bolan and Kech districts of Balochistan.

The alleged militants were killed in an operation by security forces in Bolan district, according to official sources.

The forces launched the operation in the mountainous area after a tip-off about the presence of armed militants of a banned outfit in the area.

As per the sources, the alleged militants opened fire on the security forces when they cordoned off the area.

The forces retaliated and killed three alleged militants after a two-hour-long exchange of fire, security officials said, adding that the operation was still going on to clear the area.

The suspects have been identified as Khair Bakhsh alias Fareed, Dur MuhamAmad Sumalani alias Rosto and Meshdaar alias Naseebullah.

In the other incident, unknown armed men gunAned down four people in Tump area close to the Pak-Iran border in Kech district, according to Levies...

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