One inspector was martyred while a deputy superintendent of police was injured during an encounter between the counter-terrorism department (CTD) personnel and terrorists in Sahiwal on Saturday night. According to CTD officials, two terrorists were also killed in the shoot-out, while four others were arrested and explosive material was found in their possession. One of the killed terrorist was identified as Zeshan. Two other terrorists escaped from the site.
The officials said their department had received a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in Harrapa village of Sahiwal. During the raid, the terrorists opened fire at the officials, killing inspector Fida Hussain and leaving DSP Asif Joya injured. The martyred inspector’s body and injured persons were shifted to the hospital.—SABAH