Army operation in Dera Bugti, BRA kills eight troops in retaliation

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Dera Bugti: (Republican News) Pakistani security forces have launched a grand scale military operation in areas of Dera Bugti and Nasirabad district.

According to reports, large number of Pakistani troops supported by gunships have surrounded Sartaf, Chigherdi, Singsila, Gori, Chatter, adjacent areas and started a massive operation burning dozens of houses to ashes.

At the meantime, two people were taken into custody and shifted to undisclosed locations by the Pakistani troops.

While, security forces participating in the operation, were ambushed by the armed Baloch guerrillas near Godi mountains. The attack resulted killings of eight troops and injuring dozens.

Levies sources told the RNN the dead and injured personnel were shifted to Sui PPL hospital through choppers.

However, Baloch Republican Army claimed responsibility of killing more than a dozens of Pakistani troops.

Sarbaz Baloch, the spokesman of the Baloch Republican Army, informed media outlets via satellite phone from unknown location, that BRA fighters had ambushed convoy of Pakistan army heading toward operation effected areas.

Mr. Baloch said that more than a dozen of military personnel were killed and many wounded.

He further said that fierce battle continuing with Pakistani military in different regions of Dera Bugti and Nasirabad.