Security forces kill five terrorists in exchange of fire in Hoshab.

At least five terrorists were killed in exchange of fire with security forces near Hoshab area in Balochistan province, Inter: Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday.

According to ISPR, terrorists attacked a security check post in the general area of Hoshab in Balochistan on night between Thursday and Friday. The security forces successfully repulsed the distant fire raid.

The escaping terrorists were pursued into the nearby mountains of Balore, using aerial surveillance means, the ISPR said.

As a follow: up, during an encircling operation launched to cut off fleeing terrorists, a heavy exchange of fire took place between terrorists and a security forces.

During the skirmish, five terrorists were killed and a cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered. The operation, however, continues to track a few fleeing terrorists into adjoining areas, the ISPR said.

"Security forces, in step with the nation, remain determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging peace, stability and progress of Balochistan," the ISPR said.

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