QUETTA: Six terrorists were killed in an intelligence-based operation by Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Quetta on Sunday.
The CTD spokesperson said in a statement that six alleged terrorists of a banned outfit were killed in an exchange of fire with the security team during a raid. CTD officials recovered weapons and explosive materials from the terrorist hideout.
The spokesperson added that one of the alleged terrorists had Rs2 million bounty money on his head.
Earlier in November, the CTD of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police had killed four terrorists in a shootout during an overnight search operation in the Kohat region’s Hangu and Spin Wam areas.
Terrorists had opened fire at the personnel while they were returning from the operation in the Banda area.
The CTD officials’ retaliation had left four militants killed while three to four of them managed to flee the area taking advantage of the darkness.