LAHORE: Punjab Counter Terrorism Department has gained a major success against the Jamaat ul Ahraar terrorist network in Punjab.
The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Sunday claimed to have killed five terrorists in a shootout in Layyah district of Punjab.
Three suspects managed to flee during the operation that was carried out on a tip off, according to Geo News.
Arms, ammunition and maps were recovered from the possession of the suspects, the CTD said.
Officials source said the suspects were affiliated with banned Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group and were planning to carry out an act of terrorism on Sunday.