QUETTA, 30 November: The security forces have claimed killing five militants during a search operation in Balochistan.

The Frontier Corps (FC) spokesman told TNN that the FC and a sensitive organisation conducted search operation in Tali area of Sibi on a secret information about the presence of militants. He said five militants affiliated with a banned organisation were killed during the search operation and their three hideouts were destroyed. He said arms were also recovered during the operation.

The spokesman said the slain militants were involved in attacks on the security forces and a number of other criminal activities.