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CTD arrest six terrorists in secret operations

Five cases have been registered against the terrorists and investigation is underway.



CTD arrest six terrorists in secret operations
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Lahore: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Punjab arrested six terrorists while conducting secret operations in different cities of the province.

According to CTD spokesman, the arrested terrorists are related to various illegal organizations. The operations were conducted in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi (DG) Khan, Sahiwal and Gujranwala.

The officials stated that explosive materials, suicide vests, detonators, hand grenades, weapons, bullets, cash and phones were recovered from the terrorists.

The terrorists have been identified as Shoaib Rafiq, Baqir, Zair, Shahzad, Afzal and Asif, against whom five cases have been registered and investigation is underway.

According to CTD spokesperson, 33 suspects were arrested during 238 combing operations across the province during one week.