Two Daesh men involved in kidnapping of American citizen killed in Multan

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MULTAN: Two suspected terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Multan, police said.

The shootout happened on Wednesday night during a raid by the CTD personnel.

According to the CTD, two terrorists – Rizwana nd Imran Saqi – were killed while three of their accomplice managed to escape.

The suspects were wanted for kidnapping of three government officials and US citizen Warren Weinstein, a CTD spokesperson said.

They were also accused of robbing a cash van in Faisalabad’s Samundri city where they killed all the security guards.

Weapons, explosives, detonators, maps and money were seized from the possession of the terrorists, the spokesman added.