Published On: Mon, Apr 11th, 2016

3 Women arrested, suicide vests seized

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SARGODHA: Three suspected women bombers were arrested and their suicide vests were recovered after Counter-Terror Department (CTD) conducted an overnight raid in Sargodha district of Punjab.

Acting on a tip-off, CTD personnel raided a house near Khushab Bypass, where suspected terrorists were sheltering.

The terrorists including women opened fire on the CTD men, leading to a shootout.

A source told that four terrorists managed to escape during the gun battle and search was under way to apprehend them.

Three women were detained for questioning and two suicide vests and a hand grenade were recovered.

The raids are being conducted as part of National Action Plan (NAP) to root out terrorism from the country.

News Source SAMAA

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- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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