3 terrorists killed, 15 terrorists, 30 Afghans among 120 suspects held

April 13, 2017

DG KHAN/GUJRANWALA; RY KHAN/HAFIZABAD: Police and Law Enforcement agencies carried out extensive combing operations under Raddul Fassad  Thursday and killed 3 terrorists, 15 arrested among 120 suspects across Punjab Province. According to sources, three terrorists were killed in exchange of firing with law enforcement agencies in DG Khan on Thursday. Sources said, police and law enforcement agencies launched a search operation in Kaleri area of Taunsa on intelligence that terrorists were hiding them. On seeing the police and other security personnel, the terrorists opened firing at them. In retaliation, three terrorists were killed and arms recovered from their custody. In a biggest search operation in Gujranwala district, Punjab Rangers and Police arrested 15 suspected terrorists and 30 Afghan nationals. Reports said that huge cache of arms and explosive were recovered from the terrorists. They were shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation. The security personnel carried out a combing operation in Parmasu, Boondi and Lakhan areas of Hafizabad and arrested 57 suspects. Heavy amount of weapons and explosives were also recovered which include G3, SMGs, guns, pistols and huge number of bullets. In another operation in Rahim Yar Khan the police arrested 25 outlaws including proclaimed offenders and drug peddlers and recovered arms and drugs here on Thursday. The police searched houses, commercial centers and conducted biometric verification of dozens of people. During search operation, the police arrested POs and drugs peddlers among 25 outlaws besides recovering two pistols, a Rifle, two guns, dozens of rounds, 252 liters liquor, one kilogram hashish and 60 kilogram bhang from their possession. INP