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CTD arrests TTP target killer in Karachi

KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Wednesday apprehended a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) target killer from Karachi, reported ARY News. An investigation department team conducted a raid in Gulshan Iqbal and arrested Naeem Bajauri who is is said to be affiliated with the TTP. "Naeem Khan alias Naeem Pathan and Naeem Bajauri was involved in a number of terrorist incidents," said CTD in-charge Chaudhry Safdar. "He also remained a local president of a political party in Quaid-e-Azam Colony and was…

CTD arrests four terrorists in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested four terrorists of a banned outfit from Gujranwala, ARY News reported. As per details, CTD team foiled terror activity by arresting four terrorists on tip-off from Gujranwala here today. “The arrested terrorists identified as Muhammad Tawaseen, Muhammad Junaid, Munir Ahmed and Taj Shah, were having links with the proscribed organization,” said officials of the CTD. CTD also confiscated explosives and other matter from their custody.…

CTD submits report on Chinese Consulate attack in court

KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday submitted a report in court about attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi, ARY News reported. In the terrorist attack, on November 23, two policemen were killed while fighting with the terrorists. Two civilians in the Consulate were also died in the attack. A private security guard, Juman, was also seriously injured while resisting the attack. The law enforcement personnel killed all three attackers identified as Azal Khan, Raziq Khan and Raees, the CTD report…

Karachi: CTD completes initial probe of Chinese Consulate attack

KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has completed preliminary investigation of the terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi recently, ARY News reported on Monday. The CTD has recorded statements of dozens of people in its investigation and has also sent spent shells of cartridges, found from the crime scene, for forensic tests, sources said. The investigation agencies have made key progress in probe of the incident and detained nine more suspects in the case with the help of the mobile phone data.…

Key suspect in Sehwan shrine blast remanded in CTD custody

KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh police on Friday obtained five-day physical remand of a key suspect involved in the terrorist attack on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan. On Feb 16 this year, more than seventy-six people were killed and over 250 others were wounded when a suicide bomb ripped through the crowded shrine of the revered Sufi saint. The investigation officer presented suspect Nadir Ali Jakhrani before the monitoring judge of anti-terrorism courts for physical remand in a…

Two terror suspects shot dead in Multan encounter

MULTAN: Two suspected terrorists were shot dead and four others managed to escape after a fierce gunfight with the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab police in Jalalpur Pirwala on Sunday night, ARY News reported. According to the CTD police, a targeted raid was carried out in Jalalpur Pirwala area following a tip-off about the presence of terrorists there. CTD officials said as the law enforcement personnel cordoned off the area and challenged the terrorists to surrender, they opened fire at the personnel…

CTD registers FIR against ‘mastermind’ of attack on Izharul Hasan

KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh Police has registered a FIR of a ‘shootout’ with three suspects, including the mastermind of assasination bid on MQM leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan. The MQM leader escaped the attack but a policeman and a boy killed in the attack. The CTD lodged the FIR on the complaint of the station house officer (SHO) of Sohrab Goth police station under the relevant provisions of murder, attempted murder, encounter and terrorism against Abdul Karim Sarosh Siddiqui, Muzammil and…