Christmas Day planned terror attack foiled

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Christmas Day planned terror attack foiled

*KARACHI - A Christmas Day terror attack has been foiled by the Law Enforcement Agencies in Karachi.*

*Five alleged terrorists were taken into custody after a shootout in **Karachi’s Mobina Town on Christmas Eve. The terrorists were planning an attack to disrupt Christmas celebrations in the metropolis. *

Meanwhile, Rangers seized a large cache of ammunition hidden underground at a park in Shah Faisal.

Police identified the suspects as Amjad, Naveed, Ali, Mumtaz and Mureed. The law enforcers also seized arms and ammunition from their possession.

The Rangers spokesperson said two men, Babar and Noman, found suspicious boxes when they were digging to plant a tree sapling and informed the paramilitary force.

After reaching the spot, a quick response force dug further and found a jute sack and 17 boxes full of ammunition. The boxes contained 3,300 rounds of sub-machine guns while the sack had 400 cartridges of a 12-bore rifle.