CTD foils major terror bid in Lahore


The counter-terrorism department (CTD) has on Wednesday said they had arrested three suspected terrorists linked to a banned militant outfit plotting attacks in Lahore.

The suspected terrorists were arrested in an operation near Sagian Bridge.

The three were plotting attacks on an unknown religious place when they were seized in a raid along with suicide vests and hand grenades, the counter-terrorism department revealed in a statement.

CTD sources identified those arrested as Sher Ali, Muhammad Ibrahim and Azizullah and revealed that three of the suspects have had their affiliated with banned outfits Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and TTP.

The arrested terrorists revealed that they receive training in Afghanistan and are active members of the mentioned banned outfits.

It has also been reported that the alleged terrorists were also involved in various attacks on security officials in FATA and Punjab.

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