CTD encounter with terrorists killed one and injured five in Karachi
*The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh Police killed on Monday one suspected militant in an intelligence-based operation in Karachi.*
The CTD also arrested five militants in the operation and foiled a terror plot. CTD Deputy Inspector General Omar Shahid Hamid said that a shootout that lasted for more than an hour took place between the suspects and law enforcement agencies at Shah Latif Town.
Hamid further said that a rickshaw fitted with explosives was found at their hideout which was defused by the bomb disposal squad. He also said that foreigners were present among the arrested suspects, *DAWN*reported.
According to the bomb disposal squad, hundreds of bullets, two rockets, suicide jackets, grenades and Kalashnikovs were recovered in the operation. Earlier, the National Counter-Terrorism Authority had warned of a major terrorist activity in Karachi.
A presser will be held today at the CTD DIG office, attended by Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah and Sindh Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Mahar.