Security forces round up 42 suspected facilitators in Punjab, ISPR


RAWALPINDI: Forty two suspected facilitators of terrorists were apprehended in joint operations carried out by Pakistan Rangers Punjab and Counter Terrorism Department of Punjab police in Punjab province.

According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army’s media wing, the personnel of paramilitary troops and CTD police conducted operations against terrorists and their facilitators in Punjab province.

“During the last 48 hours, 42 suspects were apprehended from Islamabad, Rawalpindi & Lahore. The apprehended individuals are suspected of harbouring, and providing shelter to terrorists in the suburbs of Lahore and Islamabad,” it added.

Meanwhile, the ISPR said, the recently launched Operation Khyber 4 in Rajgal valley of Khyber Agency is continuing successfully as 110 square kilometers of a total of 250 square kilometer area was cleared of terrorists.

The cleared areas included Wucha Wana, Bagh, Ziarat Sereh and Pak Darra, it said and added a number of terrorist hideouts dismantled, IEDs neutralized.












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