Drone crash on Orange Line terminal in Lahore raises alarm.

LAHORE -- A remote-controlled drone plane crashed on the Orange Line train terminal at Thokar Niaz Beg area on Wednesday, prompting the police and law-enforcement agencies (LEAs) to respond to the emergency amid reports that the Chinese engineers were working on the project.

The LEA personnel, including the Counter Terrorism Department Punjab, the Special Branch, the police, and the bomb disposal squad of the city district government rushed to the spot.

Occurred at around 3:30am, the incident was reported to the LEAs in the morning by the guards of the Punjab Masstransit Authority.

The police picked up a suspect who was said to be the owner of the drone plane following reports that he was operating it at the time of the incident.

Man operating the device says it got out of range during test run

Lahore Security SP Said Aziz, who was supervising the Chinese security, said a CTD team visited the spot and in its initial report suggested that the incident was apparently not related to any terrorism activity.

According to the CTD's experts, the drone plane was not carrying any explosive material or any other device for surveillance. They suggested the police to seize the wreckage for forensic analysis.

In light of the initial report, the CTD has given the go-ahead to the local police to initiate its proceeding.

Meanwhile, the...

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