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Two ‘LJ militants’ arrested

By Our Correspondent 2016-10-27
BAHAWALNAGAR: The Counter Terrorism Department claimed on Wednesday to have arrested two suspected militants belonging to a banned outfit from Bahawalnagar–Haroonabad bypass.

According to a spokesman, on a tip-off regarding presence of two suspects, the CTD officials conducted a raid and arrested Inamur Rehman alias Waqas and Abid Husain Farooqi. Both allegedly belonged to banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ).

Explosive material, detonator and prima cords were recovered from the suspects who were planning to attack local general bus stand, the spokesman said.

The suspects were shifted to an undisclosed location for further interrogation, he added.