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Pakistan arrests six terrorists for plotting assaults in opposition to military

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According to the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), 4 terrorists had been arrested in Rawalpindi, whereas two had been nabbed in Lahore – the 2 fundamental cities of Punjab province.

Pakistan’s safety businesses have arrested six terrorists belonging to Afghanistan-based Tehrik-i-Taliban terror group who had been plotting assaults in opposition to military personnel, officers stated.

According to the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), 4 terrorists had been arrested in Rawalpindi, whereas two had been nabbed in Lahore – the 2 fundamental cities of Punjab province.

During an intelligence-based operation in Rawalpindi on Wednesday, legislation enforcement businesses arrested 4 terrorists concerned in a grenade blast. The arrested terrorists had additionally carried out a grenade blast in Rawalpindi in 2020 that killed one particular person and wounded 15 others, officers stated.

“The arrested terrorists were planning to target the law enforcement agency and army personnel,” the CTD stated.

Explosives, detonators, cell telephones and different articles for use for militancy had been recovered from them, it added.

During interrogation, the terrorists disclosed that that they had been radicalised and motivated by ideology of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), however now they had been working for the masterminds primarily based in Afghanistan.

“The terrorists were getting funds from Afghanistan for terror activities. They had planned to attack the army personnel in Rawalpindi and Islamabad,” it stated.

In a separate raid, the CTD arrested two TTP terrorists in Lahore on Wednesday.

The terrorists – recognized as Abdul Karim and Abdul Basit – had been planning assault on legislation enforcement businesses in Lahore, it stated.

The CTD recovered IED, a 30 bore pistol with ammunition, prima wire and a cell phone from their custody.

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