Pakistan army kills terrorist condemned for killing over 100 Shias

Last Updated: May 17 2018 18:28

Officials on Thursday said that Pakistani armed forces acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout near the southwestern city of Quetta, triggering a shootout in which an intelligence officer and a notorious extremist wanted for over 100 deaths of minority Shiites were killed along with two other suspects.

In a statement, the military said that Wednesday’s raid was carried out in Killi Almas village in the troubled Baluchistan province.

Suhail Abid, a senior officer from military intelligence was also “martyred” during the intense firefight, the military said.