SHEIKHUPURA (Web Desk) – At least six terrorists were killed in an encounter with the Counter Terrorism Department in Manawala area early Tuesday morning.

According to CTD sources, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and Manawala police received information about presence of terrorists in Lagar village and their plan to carry out terrorist activities in Sheikhupura and Nankana.

The law enforcement agency and police conducted a raid in the area upon which militants opened fire and injured a police official.

The CTD and police returned the fire. As a result six terrorists were killed while two of their accomplices managed to escape.

A large quantity of arms and explosive material was also recovered from the possession of them. The dead bodies of the militants were shifted to Sheikhupura dead house.