CTD kills at least five terrorists including suicide attacker in a deadly shootout
PESHAWAR: Counter Terrorism Department kills at least five terrorists including suicide attacker in a deadly shootout.
The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday shot dead five terrorists during a search operation in the city's Shagai area after both sides exchanged fire.
The CTD said a security operation was conducted in the area following a tip-off about the militants' whereabouts.
Explosive material and weapons — including three suicide vests, two pistols, two hand grenades, and three SMGs were recovered — were recovered from militants.
The terrorists had arrived in the area from the Millagori district.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector-General Sanaullah Abbasi said police would continue to conduct operations against the extremists.