Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and Police conducted operation in Khanewal

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According to Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and Punjab Police, in a combined operation, killed as a minimum three militants associated to banned groups in tehsil Jahania, Khanewal district early on Saturday morning 9th April 2016. The fourth terrorist exploded his explosive vest killing himself at that moment. The police and Counter Terrorism Department, on a clue, carried out combined action and exchange of fire took place near Lakhi Tibbi Adda. Three terrorists were killed while another detonated his explosive vest killing himself. Two to three others managed to flee taking advantage of the dark night. CTD sources said the terrorists were affiliated to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Al Qaeda and were plotting to target sensitive installations in Multan. The law enforcers seized suicide jackets, two pistols and automatic riffle from the possession of the militants.


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