The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Punjab police in a joint operation along with law enforcing agencies claimed to arrest five alleged terrorists of Al-Qaeda on Friday in Gujranwala.
According the CTD spokesperson, the arrested suspects where running media cell of Al-Qaeda which that had shifted from Karachi to Gujranwala.
“They were planning to carry out an attack in the area, when they were arrested,” said CTD spokesoerson.
CTD recovered explosives, weapons, suicide jackets, laptop, printing machine and other material from their possession.
The arrested were identified as Asim Akbar, Abdullah, Umair, Ahmed alias Qasim, Muhammad Yousuf and Muhammad Yaqoob. As per the details, the five alleged terrorists have been shifted to an unknown place for further investigation into the matter
Earlier on November 14, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) had claimed to arrest two alleged terrorists of a banned organization in Bahawalnagar.