Suspected terrorist killed in Nasirabad raid: CTD

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QUETTA: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday killed a suspected member of a banned outfit in the Notal district of Nasirabad.

Another two suspects escaped.

Acting on a tip-off, CTD carried out a raid on a compound in the Notal area of Nasirabad.

The suspects opened fire, which the CTD officials returned, resulting in one assailant being killed while the other two managed to escape, Geo reported.

The slain terrorist has been identified as Shakirullah who was believed to be involved in suicide attacks on Chilgari and Fatehpur shrines in the Bolan district along with the abduction of eight labourers from the Kech district in Balochistan, the CTD official said.

A Kalashnikov, four hand grenades along with a suicide jacked and 15 kgs of explosive material was recovered from the possession of the terrorists, the official added.