CTD officers kill two terrorists in Sukkur encounter

By: News Desk
Published: 11:26 AM, 25 Oct, 2020
CTD officers kill two terrorists in Sukkur encounter
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Two terrorists were killed in an operation carried out by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) officers in Sukkur, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.

The CTD team conducted a raid on Muzaffarabad Road after receiving information about the presence of terrorists. On seeing the CTD team, the terrorists opened fire on them. As a result of the exchange of firing, the two terrorists seriously injured and were arrested by the law-enforcers but later the two terrorists succumbed to their injuries.

The CTD officers also seized a large quantity of explosives from the hideout of the terrorists.

The terrorists were later identified as Mujeeb Ullah and Muhammad Anwar. It is believed that were linked to the Tehreek-e-Taliban.

The CTD in-charge said they were involved in attacks on security forces and were experts on making suicide vests.