DERA GHAZI KHAN (Staff Report) – As many as four terrorists have been killed in an armed clash with officials of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Sunday night.

According to authorities, a raid was conducted on a house at Wadoor Road in DG Khan city where armed men opened fire at police and CTD team. Four militants were killed in the encounter afterwards, the statement added.

However key commander of Al-Qaeda’s sub-continent branch, Shoaib Cheema alias Hanif, was successful to flee during the exchange of fire.

All of the four terrorists killed in encounter were members of Al-Qaeda.