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Cache of Arms recovered in Chaman

RAWALPINDI: The Security Forces on Sunday (19th of March, 2023) after an extensive search and sanitization carried out in the area of Chaman, recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition including Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from the location of terrorists identified in the area.

The forces had conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the general area Rehman Kahul, Chaman to clear a suspected hideout of terrorists, linked with recent terrorist incidents including the planting of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Chaman and surrounding areas, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release said.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release, as a result of continuous technical surveillance and reconnaissance of the area, a location of the terrorists was identified and the security forces were employed to check it.

Pakistan Army in step with the nation remained determined to thwart attempts at sabotaging peace, stability and progress of Balochistan, it said.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.