Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Security forces have arrested at least five suspected terrorists and recovered a large cache of weapons and explosives in raids carried out in different areas of Balochistan on Sunday, the military’s media wing said.

“Security Forces conducted IBOs (intelligence based operations) in Quetta, Uch, Dera Bugti, Loralai, Pishin and Sibbi area of Balochistan,” said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and added that five suspected terrorists were apprehended while six others surrendered during the raids.

The raids were part of the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.

A large cache of arms and ammunition including mines, prepared IEDs, explosives, detonators, submachine guns and communication equipment were also recovered during the IBOs, the statement added.