CTD foils terror bid in Multan as two terrorist killed


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20 Jun, 2019 9:15 am

MULTAN (92 News) – The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Multan has killed two alleged terrorists, while three others managed to escape in a shoot-out last night.

According to CTD spokesman, the department received information from a credible source that some four to five terrorists belonging to a proscribed organisation are planning to assassinate officers of a sensitive agency in Multan.

The CTD team raided at Durana Langna and challenged the terrorists to surrender. Instead, the terrorists started firing. Resultantly, two terrorists identified as Rizwan and Imran Saqi were found dead.

Meanwhile, two to three other terrorists escaped taking benefit of darkness. Some nine hand grenades, two pistols, ammunition and cash were also recovered during the operation.

The two dead terrorists were involved in killing and kidnapping, kidnapping of foreigner from Lahore and other crimes. The further investigation is being launched into the incident.

CTD foils terror bid in Multan, arrests three terrorists
Earlier on June 9, the CTD foiled a terror bid in Multan and arrested three terrorists.
According to the reports, on a tip off the CTD officials conducted a vital operation at Khera Chowk area in Multan. The security forces arrested the three militants. The arrested militants identified as basit, Ghulam Hussain and Nasir. However, the explosive materials and donation receipts, provided by the facilitators – have been recovered from the terrorists.

The officials told that the militants wanted to target security institutions, officers and other sensitive areas. The terrorists have been shifted to an unknown place for further investigations.


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