BOLAN: At least six gunmen were killed and eight others were injured during Frontier Corps (FC) operation in Bolan District, said a spokesman for the paramilitary force on Friday.
According to the spokesman, a search operation was launched by Special Operation Wing of the FC in different areas of Bolan during which helicopters were also used.
Armed men holed up in mountainous region opened fire on forces during the search operation. The spokesman said six gunmen were killed when the forces returned fire while eight were arrested.
He said that huge cache of automatic weapons and rocket launchers was also seized during the operation.