6 terrorists arrested in intelligence-based operations in Pakistan's Punjab

2021-11-29 11:35:11 GMT2021-11-29 19:35:11(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Six terrorists were arrested in separate intelligence-based operations in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the police said on Monday.

The CTD in Punjab told local media that the militants were apprehended in a string of operations launched in multiple cities of the province on intelligence tip-off regarding the presence of terrorists.

The terrorists were planning to carry out terror activities in the province, said police, adding that the timely actions by police force saved the province from possible attacks.

Police personnel also seized a huge cache of explosives, sophisticated arms, hand grenades and other sensitive materials from the terrorists' possession. Enditem