5 Taliban men arrested from Karachi, claims CID police

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KARACHI: CID police claims to have arrested five militants belonging one of the Taliban factions operating within the country. The arrests were carried out after a CID police operation within the Manghopir area on Thursday.

According to CID police, the 5 arrested men belonged to the Qari Shafeeq group of the banned group.

Talking to media officials following the operation, SSP CID Chaudhry Aslam stated that 4 pistols and various other arms were recovered from the militant’s custody.

He further informed that one of the arrested militant identified as Musheer Ahmed was involved in 8 different target killing incidents.