NANKANA SAHIB: At least five suspected terrorists were shot dead on late Fridaynight as a major terrorism plot was foiled by intelligence department officials in Faizabad area of Nankana Sahib.
According to intelligence sources, officials of the intelligence department received information that suspects of banned organizations were engaged in plotting a massive vindictive terrorism act against law enforcement agencies for their success in Operation Zarb-e-Azb.
Upon receiving the tip off, officials of the intelligence department set up a blockade outside Mian Singh village of the area. At this time 7 to 8 terrorists riding four motorcycles approached the blockade. They were signaled to stop at the road block however the suspects opened fire at the officers who gave a befitting reply, killing 5 terrorists on the spot during the retaliatory fire.
However, 2 to 3 terrorists managed to flee by taking advantage of the darkness of the night.
Explosive material, primacords, Kalashnikovs, Pistols, bullets and important documents were found from the exterminated terrorists.