Lahore, Feb.17 (ANI): At least seven suspected terrorists has been killed today during a gunfight with police officials in Sharaqpur area of Punjab in Pakistan.
District Officer Counter Terrorism Department Nankana received a tipoff regarding 10 to 12 suspicious men riding on six motorcycles, who were seen travelling towards Sharaqpur for an attack on law enforcement personnel, reports the Dawn.
Law enforcement personnel intercepted the men near a drain bridge in Sharaqpur and asked them to surrender.
CTD sources ensured that when the firing stopped, seven men were killed by ‘firing of their accomplices’.
CTD sources revealed that police recovered 2kg of explosives, primacord, a Kalashnikov, two rifles of 244 bore and three motorcycles from the scene.
Evidence suggested the hands of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi outfits, added CTD. (ANI)