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  • Eight terrorists arrested in city; suicide jackets, arms, explosives seized

The police have arrested eight high-profile terrorists during a raid in the city on Friday and seized suicide jackets, arms and explosives from their possession.

Lahore City Chief Police Office (CCPO) Shafique Ahmed said that the police conducted a raid on a tip-off and arrested eight terrorists including a traffic warden. The cops also recovered two suicide jackets, arms and explosives material from the possession of the culprits who have been detained.

The police have claimed that the detainees were planning to target political and religious leaders, journalists and doctors but timely action foiled the bid.

The detained culprits have been shifted to an undisclosed location for further investigation.