CTD gun down nine terrorists in Sheikhupura
SHEIKHUPURA (92 News) – The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has on Wednesday gunned down at least nine terrorists while five others managed to escape in an encounter in Khairuke Malian area of Sheikhupura.
On a tip off the presence of terrorists belonging to banned al Qaeda in the area, the CTD carried out a raid in Khairuke Malian area of Sheikhupura.
During the raid, the terrorists hiding in the area opened firing on police party, in retaliation, nine terrorists were killed on the spot while five others managed to flee.
Sources privy to CTD said that the terrorists were planning to target police and intelligence agencies officials in terror attacks.
The law enforcers have also recovered weapons and explosive material including four Kalashnikovs, five pistols, hundreds of rounds, six kilograms explosive material and five motorcycles from the possession of terrorists.
Police have launched operation for the arrest of the escaped terrorists.