CTD arrests ‘facilitator’ in Peshawar agricultural directorate attack case


PESHAWAR: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Monday arrested the alleged ‘facilitator’ of an attack on Directorate of Agriculture Extension in Peshawar which left as many as nine people martyred and 30 injured in December last year, the officials said.

The CTD officials conducted a raid near Shah Alam Bridge in Peshawar and nabbed the suspect. The suspect, who belongs to Charsadda, had facilitated terrorists in the attack, the officials added.

In December last year, the security forces had managed to kill all the five terrorists after a gunfight which lasted over an hour. The terrorists had reached the compound in a rickshaw wearing suicide vests.

The alleged terrorist is being further interrogated.




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