Saturday, 4 July, 2020, 9:14 AM
latest
Home Foreign News

4 terrorists killed in encounter in Pakistan

Published : Monday, 21 January, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 174

LAHORE, Jan 20: Pakistani counter-terrorism officers on Saturday killed four insurgents, including two women and a local ISIS commander, in an encounter in Punjab province.
The terrorists were killed when the police officials opened fire on a vehicle in the Sahiwal district.
"A counter-terrorism department (CTD) team tried to intercept a car and a motorcycle carrying the terrorists near the Sahiwal toll plaza, however, they started firing at them and a shootout ensued," the CTD spokesperson was quoted as saying by the Geo news.
"Four people, including two women and a local ISIS commander have been killed and one child has been injured in the cross-fire," the spokesperson said.
The suspects were kidnappers and three children were recovered from them, police said.




The CTD said that the deceased were high-level targets who were also involved in the kidnapping of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son, the report said.     -PTI




« PreviousNext »



Latest News
Most Read News
Editor : Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury
Published by the Editor on behalf of the Observer Ltd. from Globe Printers, 24/A, New Eskaton Road, Ramna, Dhaka.
Editorial, News and Commercial Offices : Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000. Phone :9586651-58. Online: 9513959, 01552319639, Advertisement: 9513663
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected],   [ABOUT US]     [CONTACT US]   [AD RATE]   Developed & Maintenance by i2soft