SHEIKHUPURA

Three terrorists were killed and another blew himself up when personnel of the Law Enforcement Agencies raided their hideout in Pathan Kot locality on GT Road near Kala Shah Kaku in the wee hours of Monday

An LEA personal and nine passersby also sustained gunshot wounds while two terrorists were also captured in injured condition.

As per details, acting on a tip-off about the presence of a strong network of terrorists, the LEAs personnel in dozens of vehicle carried out a raid in Pathan Kot locality on GT Road near Kala Shah Kaku. The LEAs personnel cordoned off the entire area, however, the terrorists hiding in an under-construction house opened fire on the law enforcers.

In exchange of firing, three terrorists were shot dead and their fourth accomplice blew himself up while two others sustained injuries and were captured by the LEAs personnel. On the other hand, a law enforcer and nine passers-by also suffered bullet injuries.

According to reliable source, the terrorists belonged to Wana, South Waziristan Agency and were living in the locality for the last several months. The LEAs personnel also recovered five suicide jackets, 10 Kalashnikovs, rocket launchers, hundreds of cartridge and other sophisticated weapons from the spot. The team also seized more than 25 kg of explosive material. The Forensic team also arrived at the scene and collected evidence. It is also to be noted that the local Ferozewala Police were kept out of the loop and did not intimate about the operation, even case of the incident has been registered at the Manawan Police Station.