Pakistan: Five terror suspects arrested in Punjab

The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested five terror suspects linked with different banned outfits during operations across different areas of Punjab. According to a CTD spokesman, the Department conducted 70 intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in different districts of the province to Read More …

Pakistan: CTD arrests nine ‘terrorists’ in Punjab

  The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab police on Monday arrested nine ‘terrorists’ associated with the banned outfits, in intelligence-based operations in various cities of the province. According to the spokesperson, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) conducted 70 intelligence-based operations in Read More …

Pakistan: Resurgent militancy

While Pakistan may not be witnessing the mass-casualty terror attacks – particularly against civilian targets in urban centres – that the nation saw a decade ago, the militants are making their presence felt through frequent, deadly forays targeting security personnel. Read More …

Pakistan: Explosive device found near Adiala jail

A device containing 1,510 grams of explosives was found abandoned in Gorakhpur near Adiala jail on Tuesday. The explosive device was packed in a bag along with four pieces of electric lead, a time fuse, safety fuse as well as Read More …

Pakistan troops ‘thwart’ attack on air force base, killing 9 fighters

A group of fighters has targeted an air force training base in central Pakistan’s Mianwali area but troops foiled the attack, killing nine of the attackers, according to Pakistan’s military. “Due to the swift and effective response by the troops, Read More …

Pakistan: ‘Key Daesh commanders’ among 13 rounded up by Punjab CTD

The Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Saturday said it has arrested 13 alleged terrorists including “three key Daesh commanders” during an intelligence-based operation from different cities of the province. In a statement issued today, the CTD said the arrested Read More …

Pakistan: CTD arrests six ‘militants’ of banned outfits in Punjab

The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed on Saturday to have arrested six suspects belonging to different banned outfits during operations in different areas of Punjab. The spokesman says that 415 grams of explosive material, one hand grenade, one improvised explosive Read More …

Pakistan: One dead, 9 wounded in explosion inside Jaffar Express train near Chichawatni

At least one person was killed and nine others were wounded in a blast inside the Jaffar Express train near Punjab’s Chichawatni on Thursday morning, police said. According to Sahiwal District Police Officer (DPO) Faisal Shahzad, the injured persons have Read More …