CTD kills at least five terrorists including suicide attacker in a deadly shootout

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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.

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