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Five terrorists are being held by Pakistani officials as a major terror attempt is foiled in Punjab

<p>Pakistani counterterrorism authorities said on Saturday that they had apprehended five individuals they believed to be terrorists from banned terror organizations, foiling a major terror plot that aimed to target strategic locations in the Punjab area.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-278285″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-five-terrorists-are-being-held-by-pakistani-officials-as-a-major-terror-attempt-is.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com five terrorists are being held by pakistani officials as a major terror attempt is” width=”1105″ height=”735″ title=”Five terrorists are being held by Pakistani officials as a major terror attempt is foiled in Punjab 3″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-five-terrorists-are-being-held-by-pakistani-officials-as-a-major-terror-attempt-is.jpg 275w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-five-terrorists-are-being-held-by-pakistani-officials-as-a-major-terror-attempt-is-150×100.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1105px) 100vw, 1105px” /></p>
<p>The Punjab police’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) said that this week, it conducted 179 intelligence-based searches throughout several districts in the Pakistani province of Punjab. Terrorists were so taken into custody.</p>
<p>The CTD said that it was able to foil a serious terror plot by apprehending the terrorist groups, the TTP and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), which were planning to attack important facilities and carry out sabotage across the province.</p>
<p>“Intelligence-based operations in Sahiwal, Pakpattan, Bahawalpur, and Rawalpindi resulted in the arrest of these terrorists,” the CTD said in a statement.</p>
<p>Approximately 0.5 kg of explosives, 2 hand grenades, 2 IEDs, 5 detonators, 13 feet of safety fuse wire, 3.5 feet of prima cards, and forbidden items were discovered from persons who were arrested.</p>
<p>The police have filed five complaints against the terrorists, and they have been taken to an undisclosed place to be questioned.</p>
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