Islamabad: Four al Qaeda militants were killed in a joint action by Police and Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in an operation in Wador area within the limits of Gadani Police Station in Dera Ghazi Khan District on November 30, reports The News.
Exchange of fire took place between security officials and the terrorists in which four terrorists were killed. However, militant ‘commander’ Shoaib Cheema and Hanif Muhammad managed to flee during the action. Police said that the terrorists had entered Punjab via Balochistan and wanted to launch a major terror activity in the Province. The terrorists were affiliated with Al-Qaeda, the police added.