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Terrorism bid foiled; militant arrested

By Our Correspondent 2016-07-29
BAHAWALPUR: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) foiled a bid of terrorism and arrested a militant of the banned outfit here on Thursday.

Reports said the Counter Terrorism Department was alerted about the presence of a militant who wanted to attack the CTD office.

CTD in-charge Akmal Basra said a raid was conducted near the old bus stand and militant Israr Bashir of Lahore was arrested.

Belonging to the banned outfit SSP, the accused was carrying a hand-grenade in a bag when arrested.

The accused was shifted to some undisclosed location for further investigation.

The security was tightened around the Counter Terrorism Department office and in the town as well.