Three alleged Afghan-trained terrorists held in Karachi

12:05 PM | 5 Nov, 2016
Three alleged Afghan-trained terrorists held in Karachi
KARACHI - At least three alleged terrorists affiliated with proscribed outfits have been rounded up during a search operation by Karachi police.

On a tip-off, The Counter-Terrorism Department raided Orangi Town, Korangi and Ltari area of Karachi on Saturday morning and apprehended three terrorists.

CTD-2 SSP Junaid Sheikh said that the terrorists were identified as Muhammad Aziz, Tauseef Zaheer and Abdul Hafeez who were affiliated with banned terrorist outfit.

The police official said that Muhammad Aziz was involved in incidents of extortion of money and firing on police officials, Tauseef Zaheer was involved in target-killing while Abdul Hafeez used to hide weapons for the banned outfit. All three terrorists had got terrorist training in Afghanistan.

The CTD personnel also claimed to have recovered four kilograms of explosive material, three grenades, two pistols and several rounds of bullets suspects’ possession. The police also found material that could be used in terrorist activities.Online