CTD arrests five alleged terrorists.

LAHORE -- The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Punjab has arrested five alleged terrorists during intelligence based operations.

According to the spokesman, the CTD Punjab conducted 26 intelligence-based operations in different districts of the province to effectively deal with any untoward incident of terrorism, in which 27 suspects were interrogated and five alleged terrorists were arrested with weapons, explosives and other prohibited materials.

He said among the arrested terrorists were members of banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Abdul Samad Bilal, Ali Rehman, Zarif Shah, Ayub Usman and Al-Qaeda's member Sohail Akhtar.

The spokesman said that one IED bomb, 2940 grams of explosive, 20.2 feet of safety fuse wire, nine detonators, two hand grenades, five feet of Prima Card, two pistols of 30 bore with 11 bullets, 4 pamphlets and 3 books of the banned...

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