Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) officials, on Tuesday said they stopped a possible militant attack by killing a suspected possible suicide bomber when he attempted to slip and attack into a police station office near Lahore.
Corresponding to a statement issued by police officials, the suspected attacker was killed in an exchange of fire early on Tuesday when he fired at guards after being demanded to stop at the premises of the police station in the village of Burki (in outskirts of Lahore).
The man was dressed in an explosive vest and he was holding two grenades in his pockets, the statement told. Police released images of an explosive vest, a pistol and two grenades, saying the would-be attackers was carrying them in Police Station near Lahore.
Officials presented no additional details and said a search operation was underway in the area (Barkin Lahore).
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, a major terrorist network was neutralised near Tangi village.
The latest development comes a day after the military said troops in the tribal areas killed two militants during a raid on a militant hideout in Bajaur.
It said Fida and Zubair, the two militants killed, were involved in terrorist activities in Karachi and Bajaur. They were also engaged in terrorist confrontations against law enforcement agencies, government officials and civilians.
The ISPR(Inter Services Public Relations) said, the network was organizing terrorist activities in numerous areas of Pakistan and receiving precise orders from their RAW (Indian Intelligence Agency).
sources: Dawn News