Major terror bid foiled, commander of banned outfit arrested


GUJRANWALA: According to security sources, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Police on a tip-off carried out an operation near Mini Stadium at the Sheikhupura Road in Gujranwala and apprehended a Daesh, also known as the Islamic State or ISIS, commander, Faisal Babar, on Tuesday night.


Perssure cooker bombs, timers, ball bearings and detonators were also recovered from his possession.

Sources said that the arrested terrorist had planned to carry out attacks on security forces installations in Gujranwala.

Sources further revealed that the arrested terrorist has been shifted to some undisclosed location for further investigation.