GUJRANWALA: Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), in a joint operation along with law enforcing agencies, on Friday detained five suspected terrorists in Gujranwala who are allegedly linked with banned militant outfit Al-Qaeda.
According to the CTD spokesperson, the arrested suspects were running media cell of al-Qaeda, which they had recently shifted to Gujranwala from Karachi. He added that the suspects were planning to carry out an attack in the area when they were nabbed.
“Explosives, weapons, suicide jackets, laptop, printing machine and other material was recovered from their possession,” the spokesman said.
The arrested shifted to an unknown place for further investigation into the matter.