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CTD kills two alleged terrorists in Karachi

KARACHI: Four counterterrorism department (CTD) personnel were injured and two suspected terrorists were killed during an exchange of fire at the Super Highway in Karachi’s Janjal Goth area.

According to CTD officials, a raid was conducted after receiving intelligence regarding the presence of two suspects – said to be affiliated with the militant Islamic State (IS) – in the area.

During an exchange of fire, the two were injured and taken into custody. However, both allegedly succumbed to their wounds and were pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. 

As per the CTD spokesman, four police officials, 45-year-old Assistant Sub-Inspector Irfan, 47-year-old constable Arshad Khan, 50-year-old Constable Muhammad Amir and Constable Mola Bux, whose age was around 46-47 years old, were also injured during the exchange of fire.

The wounded were shifted to Aga Khan Hospital while the bodies were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, the statement added.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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