CTD kills three ISKP terrorists near Pak-Afghan border.

PESHAWAR/ D I KHAN -- Three terrorists of a banned outfit were killed in an armed encounter with a special team of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) near bordering area Afghanistan in the Khyber district on Saturday.

The CTD Peshawar Range constituted a special team after receiving intelligence information that a group of terrorists were planning to carry out terrorist activity in the Khyber district.

The terrorists opened fire at CTD team as it came close to their hideout. The CDT team also opened retaliatory firing in which three terrorists of Daesh- ISKP group identified as Zakarullah alias Huzaifa, Mursalla Khan alias Qari and one unknown terrorist were killed and three terrorists managed to escape.

The CTD team recovered three Kalashnikov, 12 magazines, 3 hand grenades and other weapons from their possession. Local police have started search operation in the area to arrest fleeing terrorists. Meanwhile, police claimed to have arrested two Afghan nationals with fake Pakistan documents here. The...

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