The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have averted a terror attack when it arrested a terrorist from Kotri city in Sindh province.

According to details provided by the security forces, the CTD and other law enforcement agencies (LEAs) conducted a joint operation in Kotri and averted a terror attack.

During the operation, the raiding team arrested a trained terrorist – Fariduddin – and recovered 500 grams of explosive and a detonator from his possession.

The arrested suspect entered Pakistan from Afghanistan without immigration, a CTD spokesperson said, claiming that the terrorist wanted to target the security forces’ check post.

The Security personnel cordoned off the area after the arrest as a probe into the incident went underway.