File Photo: CTD recovered weapons from the terrorists arrested in Balochistan's Khuzdar district: photo taken from social media

Mir Salam Jogezai :

QUETTA: In a major breakthrough, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD Balochistan) successfully neutralized three terrorists affiliated with a banned organization in an intelligence-based operation in Khuzdar. The operation, conducted in the Girisha tehsil Nal camp, thwarted the terrorists’ plan to carry out a detonation.

The law enforcement officials, in an attempt to intercept the terrorists on motorcycles near the Kank area, were met with gunfire. In the ensuing encounter, all three terrorists were eliminated. A significant cache of arms, ammunition, and explosives, including two sub-machine guns, pistols, hand grenades, a magnetic IED, and rounds, were seized from the possession of the deceased terrorists.

The spokesperson for CTD Balochistan highlighted the swift response of the security forces, preventing a potential terrorist attack. A case has been registered at CTD Khuzdar police station, and investigations are underway to apprehend any remaining members of the network.

This decisive operation underscores the commitment of the Counter-Terrorism Department to maintaining peace and security in the region. The successful intervention not only neutralized a significant threat but also showcased the effectiveness of intelligence-driven counter-terrorism efforts in Balochistan.

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