CTD Punjab kills 7 hardcore terrorists in encounter

CTD Punjab kills 7 hardcore terrorists in encounter

SHEIKHUPURA, July 31 (APP): Seven alleged terrorists

were killed in an encounter with Counter Terrorism Department (CTD)

in the wee hours of Sunday.


According to CTD sources, on a tip-off that ten terrorists

were roaming near Pahrianwala, in the jurisdiction of Bhikhi

police station, a team of CTD raided there and chased the

suspects. Seeing the raiding team, the outlaws opened fire

which was retaliated by the personnel of the department.


As a result, seven terrorists received fatal bullet injuries

and died on the spot while their three accomplices managed to escape.


The CTD raiding team recovered 5 kg explosive material,

3 motorcycles, 3 klashnikovs, 2 hand grenades, 4 pistols and

thousands of bullets from the spot.


The alleged terrorsts belonged to banned organizations

from south Punjab and their ages were between 20 to 25 years,

sources added.