In Karachi, intelligence agencies and West Zone Police conducted a major operation and arrested four alleged terrorists belonging to banned organizations.
According to officials, intelligence agencies and West Zone Police arrested four alleged terrorists belonging to banned organizations in a joint operation in Banaras area of Karachi.
According to officials, 60kg of explosives, 60m detonating wires, 16 detonators and weapons were also recovered from the four terrorists.
According to officials, the three arrested terrorists belonged to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and one to the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA). The four terrorists had reached Karachi from Afghanistan via Balochistan, and reached Karachi on the alleged banned TTP terrorist Banaras. Lived in the inn.
Officials say the alleged BLA terrorist arrived with explosives and bomb-making equipment. All four were trained in terrorism in Afghanistan, after which they were sent to Karachi on a terrorism task.
Authorities said the alleged terrorists were given a social networking ID and a password, the same ID they were supposed to target for the attack.
According to officials, the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the banned BLA wanted to carry out terrorism together. The arrested alleged terrorists specially monitor the media and social media, and have been involved in several terrorist incidents in the past.