LAHORE: At least six terrorists of a banned organization have been killed in an encounter with Counter-Terrorism Department near Saggian bridge, Lahore on Tuesday.
According to media reports, police reached the spot on a tip off and began a search operation, when terrorists hiding in a house opened fire at the team.
In the encounter which followed six alleged terrorists were shot dead while four managed to flee.
The slain militants belonged Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, police claims.
The slain terrorists belonged Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan’s Ustad Aslam group, police said.
According to police, four to five kilograms of explosives, four detonators, two Kalashnikovs, four pistols and three motorcycles were recovered from the house, police said.