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CTD shot down seven militants in encounter near Sharqpur

SHEIKHUPURA: At least seven terrorists have been killed during an armed encounter with personnel of counter terrorism department (CTD) police near Sharqpur.

The sources said the killed terrorists belonged to banned outfit and were planning a sabotage activity.

The security sources said the raid was launched after police were tipped off regarding the presence of saboteurs in the area.

The bodies of the terrorists have been shifted to DHQ Hospital Sheikhupura.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.