DG KHAN – At least five alleged terrorists affiliated with banned organisations were gunned down in the wee hours of Sunday in DG Khan, CTD officials said.

Counter-terrorism Department (CTD) claimed that the suspects were killed after an exchange of heavy fire during a targeted operation at ChotiBala’s Rak chawni.

A huge cache of weapons and ammunition were recovered from the alleged criminals, including gun powder and hand grenades; Four terrorists managed to flee from the spot by taking advantage of the bad light.

“On a tip-off about the nine miscreants in the area, the operation was carried out,” the official added.

Two of the killed suspects have been identified as Malik Tehseen and Kamran by the concerned law enforcement agency which took part in the operation.