CTD guns down one militant, arrests other five in Karachi

09:45 AM | 8 Feb, 2021
CTD guns down one militant, arrests other five in Karachi
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KARACHI – A militant was killed, while five others including a foreigner were apprehended in the wee hours of Monday after crossfire with the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) team in the provincial capital.

Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Umar Shahid said the Counter-Terrorism Department personnel conducted an operation in the Shah Latif Town area during which the terrorists hurled a hand grenade on the armoured vehicle.

An exchange of fire took place between terrorists and CTD, as a result, one of the terrorists was killed and five others were taken into custody, including a foreigner.

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Shahid added that the law enforcement agency personnel also recovered explosive material, suicide jackets, and a rickshaw laden with explosive material from the terrorists. The identity of the arrested terrorists is not yet known, he added.

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