CTD foils terror bid, arrests terrorist in Kotri

KOTRI - The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have averted a terror attack as it arrested a terrorist from Kotri city in Sindh on Monday. According to details, 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 namely Fariduddin and recovered 500 grams of explosive and a detonator from his possession. The arrested suspect entered Pakistan from Afghanistan without immigration, said a CTD spokesperson. He claimed 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. Earlier on September 7, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Sukkur officials arrested two alleged terrorists associated with a banned outfit during a raid near Khairpur. The CTD spokesperson said in a statement that two ‘terrorists’ namely Aziz Domki and Mitha Khan Makki were arrested during a raid near Khairpur. “Both suspects received terrorism training in Afghanistan and were involved in anti-state activities.”

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