OKARA: Six alleged terrorists were gunned down in a joint operation conducted by police and intelligence agencies on Wednesday.
According to details, police and intelligence agencies jointly conducted an operation in Okara’s surrounding village and killed six alleged terrorists while two police officials were also injured due to firing by the alleged terrorists.
DPO Okara Faisal Rana disclosed that police had obtained intelligence reports regarding the presence of terrorists in the surrounding Chak 28 2-R area. Police and intelligence agencies surrounded the targeted house where the alleged terrorists were, around midnight.
Upon seeing the law enforcement personnel, the suspected terrorists opened fire and injured two police officials. Police called for more CTD officials after the terrorists refused to lay down their arms.
An explosion occurred inside the house which caused the roof of the house to collapse. The exchange of fire between the alleged terrorists and police lasted for two hours after which the suspected militants stopped firing.
After the firing died down, police entered the house and recovered the bodies of six suspected militants. Sophisticated weapons were also recovered from the alleged terrorists.
Courtesy : TheNews