Sheikhupura (Staff Report): In a targeted operation the personnel of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) gunned down six suspected militants associated with banned outfits in the wee hours of Saturday, near Faisalabad road bypass, three of their accomplices managed to flee from the site.

According to a CTD spokesman, on a tip-off of the presence of malefactors, personnel reached the spot. There the law enforcement agents faced heavy firing, retaliating to the violence at least six militants were shot dead, while three managed to flee by taking the advantage of bad light.

Detonators, ammunitions and three motorcycles were recovered from the suspects’ possession. Their bodies were shifted to DHQ hospital for intensive medico-legal formalities.