Five terrorists were killed when security forces repulsed an attack on a military check post in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, an army statement said.

Iran PressAsia: The incident happened in Hoshab area of Balochistan on Thursday night, the military's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a late Friday night statement.

Following the flee of the terrorists, the security forces launched an operation to capture them during which a heavy exchange of fire took place between terrorists and a security forces party.

During the skirmish, the five terrorists were killed, and a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered.

The operation continued to track the remaining fleeing terrorists into adjoining areas, said the statement.

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


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