Six Terrorists Killed During Encounter

Six terrorists killed during encounter

SHEIKHUPURA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 07th Jan, 2017 ) : Six terrorists were killed during an encounter with Counter Terrorism Department on Faisalabad-Bypass road, here late Friday night. According to CTD Sheikhupura sources, CTD Lahore Friday had arrested two terrorists - Saadullah Khan and Jahanzeb Khan - involved in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park Lahore suicide blast.

The CTD Lahore team was taking the arrested terrorists to Kot Pindi Daas to arrest other terrorists when some hidden terrorists attacked the team and got released Saadullah Khan and Jahanzeb Khan.

The terrorists fled on Faisalabad-Bypass road where CTD Sheikhupura signalled to stop them but they opened firing on the CTD officials which led to a cross firing. As a result, six terrorists were killed while three others managed to escape.

The killed terrorists belonged to a banned organization. The CTD also recovered three motorcycles, kalashnikovs, pistol, rounds, heavy quantity of explosives and hand grenades from them.