SHAIKHUPURA: Seven terrorists affiliated to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi were killed in an alleged police encounter at Sharaqpur road in Sheikhupura late on Tuesday night.
Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) sources said a gang of at least 12 terrorists was travelling to Sharqpur when exchange of fire took place.
Seven terrorists were killed in the shootout while five others managed to flee taking advantage of the darkness.
CTD sources said the terrorists were affiliated to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
Police also seized 2kg explosives from their possession.