Quetta: Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel today arrested as many as three suspected terrorists from Gwadar district, while two were apprehended in Panjgur district.

The Gwadar operation was launched on a tip-off from intelligence agencies. According to sources, the detained terrorists are involved in grenade attacks and several cases of target killings.

They have been shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation. The law enforcement personnel have stepped up the operations in the area to ensure security of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects.

The economic projects are aimed at establishing an economic corridor between Pakistan’s southern Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea and China s western Xinjiang region. The corridor, a network of roads, railways and pipelines will pass through Pakistan’s Baluchistan province