KARACHI (Staff Reporters) – Police on Wednesday arrested four suspected Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists from Karachi’s DHA Phase 1 area.

According to Karachi-South Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Dr Jamil Ahmed, police carried out a raid on a tip-off from a credible source and arrested four terrorists, who were reportedly planning a suicide attack in the provincial capital. The suspects have been identified as Hanif alia Nadeem Kala, Ashraf alias Bholoo, Rehmat and Shahid.

Police recovered one kilogramme of explosive material from the suspects, who were allegedly planning a terrorist attack in the city.

Meanwhile, five TTP terrorists were killed in a police encounter near Sohrab Goth area of Karachi on Wednesday, SSP Malir Rao Anwar said.