GUJRANWALA: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) conducted an operation near Wapda Town By-pass in Gujranwala on Friday night on intelligence reports that eight terrorists are present in the area during which the militants opened fire. 

CTS sources said that five militants were killed with shots fired by their own accomplices while the remaining three managed to escape from the scene.

CTS sources further said that the dead militants belonged to a banned outfit and were planning to carry out terrorist attack in Gujranwala. Explosive material, hand grenades and other arms were also recovered from their possession.