TTP Operative Involved in Data Darbar Explosion Arrested

Thu Feb 29 2024
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KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) and Rangers on Thursday arrested an active operative of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan in a joint operation in Nawal Colony, Karachi.

According to CTD officials, the arrested TTP operative, identified as Mir Wais, was involved in 2 separate explosions that occurred at the FC check post and Data Darbar.

He was planning to carry out terrorist activities along with other terrorists, officials said.

The spokesman said that illegal weapons and cash were also seized from the operative’s possession. The seized weaponry includes hand grenades, Kalashnikovs, magazines, explosives, detonators, and other materials.

CTD Arrests Two Terrorists in Okara

Earlier, CTD apprehended two terrorists in an Intelligence Based Operation in Okara.

An intelligence-based operation was conducted on Benazir Road in Okara, in which two terrorists were arrested.

The CTD officials said that explosives, detonators, weapons, and batteries were confiscated from the possession of arrested terrorists.

The terrorists associated with a banned outfit were identified as Talha from Faisalabad and Abdurrehman from Taxila.

CTD officials arrested a suspect from Hub River Road allegedly involved in supplying arms and ammunition in Karachi.

The CTD spokesperson claimed that the accused, identified as Zahid, brought a large number of weapons to the city.



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