Khanewal (Staff Report): At least six terrorists were gunned down in a shootout at Khanewal’s Chak 98 on Thursday morning.

According to Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), acting on an information of presence of ten terrorists, the personnel raided the site, further adding that the deceased were affiliated with the banned terror group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), an offshoot of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan - that took responsibility of suicide blast in Lahore in which at least 14 people, including senior police officers, were martyred.

The CTD personnel recovered two hand grenades, two automatic rifles and two pistols and maps of sensitive installations from the dead terrorists.