NANKANA SAHIB - At least five suspected terrorists were shot dead as a major terrorism plot was foiled by intelligence department officials in Faizabad area of Nankana Sahib.
According to sources, officials of the intelligence department received information that suspects of banned out-fits were engaged in plotting a massive vindictive terrorism act against law enforcement agencies for their success in the operation Zarb-e-Azb.
Upon receiving the tip off, law enforcers set up a blockade outside Mian Singh village of the area. At this time seven to eight terrorists riding four motorbikes approached the blockade. They were signaled to stop but the suspects opened fire at the officers who gave a befitting reply, killing 5 terrorists on the spot during the retaliatory fire. However, two to three terrorists managed to flee.
Explosive material and important documents were found from the exterminated terrorists.
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