19 suspects arrested as operation Radd ul Fassad continues

10:48 AM | 11 Mar, 2017
19 suspects arrested as operation Radd ul Fassad continues

ISLAMABAD - At least 19 suspects were taken into custody during operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in different cities of Punjab on Friday.

According to media reports,  intelligence agencies, Rangers and police conducted operation in different cities of Punjab, including Dera Ghazi Khan, Rojhan, Lahore, Narowal, Rawalpindi and Attock.

The arrested suspects were shifted to undisclosed location for further interrogation. Huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from the suspects.

Operation Radd Ul Fassad launched by the armed forces after a recent string of terror attacks is underway with full pace across the country. Top civil-military leadership has reaffirmed taking the operation to its logical end.

Law enforcement officials are in hunt for suspects and militants across the country and especially in big cities.

Pakistan has intensified its operations near the border area of Afghanistan. Pak-Afghan border has also been sealed at Torkham following the attack on Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine that took over 80 lives.

Earlier, according to the ISPR, the army killed more than 100 suspected militants in intelligence-based operations carried out by security forces across the country, including Punjab.