BARKHAN: Frontier Corps (FC) and intelligence agencies on Wednesday arrested nine suspected militants, including five key commanders of Baloch separatist groups, in Barkhan and Kohlu.

According to intelligence sources, FC and intelligence agencies jointly conducted a raid on a tip off and arrested five commanders of banned outfit while a militant named Pathan Bughti also got injured.

The arrested men include Ali Baig, Bani Bakhsh, Bagh Ali, Muhammad Bakhsh and Wahid Bakhsh.

FC sources claimed that one rocket launcher, eight crackers, two night vision rifles, five fuse weapons, one submachine gun (SMG) and bullets were recovered from the suspected terrorists.