Terror plan foiled in Islamabad; 7 extremists arrested, 2 escape
ISLAMABAD: Security forces notched another vital success overnight when they apprehended at least seven extremists along with their firearms in the federal capital area of Tarlai. Crime Investigation Department (CID), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and police launched a joint sting operation in the federal capital area of Sodhran and arrested seven extremists following a brief exchange of gunfire with them.
Two saboteurs managed to flee. According to SSP Islamabad Dr. Rizwan, the security agencies undertook the action on a tip-off regarding the presence of criminals in the area. Police reports say that the miscreants were plotting a subversive activity in Islamabad and that they are involved in two targeted killings in Rawalpindi and extortion activities. Saboteurs including Sajid, Shah Hussain aka Mansoor, Anas and Kashif aka Imran hail from Rawalpindi, Bagh Azad Kashmir and Waziristan respectively. Two motorcycles also were seized from possession of the miscreants.