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Five terrorists gunned down in Gujrat

31 March, 2017

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GUJRAT: At least five alleged terrorists have been gunned down during an operation by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Gujrat district. On a tip-off, the CTD personnel raided a hideout in Kunjah area. On seeing the police party, the alleged terrorists opened indiscriminate fire. The CTD retaliated and gunned down five men allegedly associated with al Qaeda and the TTP while three of their accomplices fled. Police claimed to have seized a huge quantity of weapons and explosives from the hideout. The police said that the killed 'terrorists' were planning to target important national installations located in Gujrat and Kharian areas.

In Jacobabad, police claimed to have foiled a terror attempt to target Kushhal Khan Khattak Express and rounded up a 'terrorist' while planting bomb on the railway track. Police also seized three kilogram of explosives, an IED device, wires, ball bearings and other bomb related material from him. In Punjab, police and Law enforcement agencies carried out search operations in different areas and apprehended 74 suspicious persons including some Afghan nationals.

Sources said that Rangers and security agencies conducted search operation in different areas of Mandi Bahauddin and nabbed 34 suspected persons including 10 Afghan nationals. In Lodhran, 11 suspects were arrested during the search operation. Police also carried out a search operation in Hafizabad and arrested six suspects. Huge quantity of weapons was also seized from their possession.

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