Two ‘terrorists’ killed in Naurang

Published May 19, 2020
Officials say the two men were associated with a terrorist outfit. — AFP/File
Officials say the two men were associated with a terrorist outfit. — AFP/File

LAKKI MARWAT: Two suspected terrorists were killed in a joint operation conducted by the Naurang police and the counterterrorism department commandos in the Gandi area on Monday evening.

An official source said that the joint operation was conducted on information about the presence of suspects involved in extortion and terrorism-related acts in Gandi locality. He said that policemen came under attack when they came across the terrorists in the rural area near Naurang Town.

The source said that the law enforcers returned the fire as a result of which both the terrorists were killed. He claimed that the terrorists were affiliated with a banned outfit and they were involved in extortion and terrorism-related incidents.

The source also said that the terrorists had also demanded one million rupees extortion money from a famous bakery owner of Naurang. He said that the trader had faced firing and grenade attack last week for refusing to pay extortion money.

Published in Dawn, May 19th, 2020

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