MUZAFFARGARH: Nine terrorists were arrested during a search operation carried out in Dera Ghazi Khan and Muzzafargarh, according to Bahawalpur police.
The operation was launched in Alipur Tehsil of Muzaffargarh, to arrest two suspects that are believed to be involved in the murder of two police officers performing their duty outside a mosque in Uch Sharif during the time of Taraweeh prayers.
Security forces managed to arrest one of the two alleged killers and were led to raid a house in Mushtaq Colony. A number of explosives including eight hand grenades, 10 suicide jackets, a rifle, a bike and a couple of bags full of explosive material were recovered.
While defusing the explosives, one of the officials of bomb disposal squad, Mehmood Aalam, sustained injuries and was shifted to THQ Hospital, Alipur