CTD arrests terrorist allegedly involved in attacks on LEAs, Hazara community

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QUETTA: The Counter-Terrorism Department of the police claims to have arrested a terrorist suspected of killing members of the Hazara community and security personnel in Quetta.

According to the CTD, it conducted a raid on a militant compound in Kharotabad area and arrested the suspect.  He was found in possession of explosive material and weapons.

The CTD said that the suspected terrorist was involved in plotting and executing attacks on the ethnic Hazara community and security agencies.

The arrest comes a few days after 20 people, including eight members of the Hazara community, were killed in a deadly suicide attack in Quetta.

Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the carnage.