DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The most wanted terrorist involved in the Dera Ismail Khan jailbreak was shot dead in a joint operation of CTD and police in Bagowi North on the outskirts of Dera Ismail Khan on Wednesday.
Muhammad Abid was wanted to the district police in the central jailbreak and an attack on the police van at the Mission Mor near Babu filling station.
The CTD and police personnel during the joint operation shot dead Abid while his accomplices fled.
Two hand grenades, a pistol and ammunition were seized.
The police took the action on a tip-off that five armed men had gathered in the area and they were planning some terrorist activity.
The suspects opened fire on seeing the raiding personnel, triggering an exchange of fire which continued for 30 minutes and resulted in the death of Abid.
The body was handed over to his family members.
Published in Dawn, October 25th, 2018
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