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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

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