Police and security forces have arrested over 85 suspects during search operations in various cities including Jhelum, Lodhran, Rahim Yar Khan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
At least 50 houses were checked in Lodhran and 40 individuals were detained by security forces personnel from the city.
14 suspects were arrested from different areas of Jhelum during search operation. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from one suspect. 10 unidentified motorcycles were taken into custody by police.
Police sources said that biometric verification of the suspected individuals is underway.
During search operation in Rahim Yar Khan two were arrested while 13 were detained in Bhakkar.
In Attock two suspected individuals were arrested.
Security forces and police conducted joint search operation in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir and held over twenty suspects and detained several vehicles.
Pakistan Army has announced to launch country-wide operation Raddul Fasaad against militants and their hideouts. The operation was announced as the wave of terrorism spread in February, which killed more than hundred innocents.
Many suspects were being arrested and interrogated by law enforcement and security agencies. Number of militants have also been killed during the operation. The operation is aimed at eliminating terrorism activities in the country.