Three suspected terrorists were killed by police in an encounter in Eisa Nagri area of Quetta.

According to police, on a tip-off, they carried out a targeted raid in a house at Eisa Nagri in Quetta.

As the police entered the house to approach the alleged terrorists, they suddenly resorted to firing, while police effectively responded and in retaliation three terrorists got killed.

A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including five-kilogram of exclusive material, also recovered from the custody of the alleged terrorists who were killed in shootout.

The operation was carried out hours later the superintendent police Quaidabad Mubarak Shah and his three security guards had been martyred by unidentified armed men ambushed their vehicle in Quetta.