Bahawalpur shootout kills five alleged terrorists

BAHAWALPUR: At least five alleged terrorists were killed in a shootout with personnel of counter terrorism department (CTD) in Bahawalpur, however a  thief was killed in targeted operation in Kasur, Aaj News reported.

According to reports, the CTD personnel, on a tip-off, launched action in Samasata area. In an exchange of fire, CTD personnel killed five terrorists.

Reports claimed that the terrorists were affiliated to a banned outfit. The officials also seized hand grenades and explosives from the possession of the militants reportedly.

The bodies have been shifted to Victoria Hospital.

Meanwhile, in a targeted operation that took place in Kasur’s Saraye Mughar area, a thief was killed whereas two criminals fled from the scene. The deceased was identified as Adnan urf Dani. Weapons were also seized from his possessions reportedly.