RAWALPINDI: Security forces conducted a combing operation in Faisalabad and surrounding areas yesterday at midnight and arrested six terrorists.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), various areas were searched during the operation and six terrorists were taken into custody. ISPR said that some of the held terrorists were on the watch list since 2014.

The terrorists include handlers of suicide bombers and recruiters of attackers.

Previously, 196 terrorists of different outfits were arrested in the combing operations in Punjab. They include nine from Al-Qaeda and 13 from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Most of the arrested terrorists belong to Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

Five of Al-Qaeda’s terrorists were arrested from Lahore and four from Dera Ghazi Khan.

Combing operation have not only broken the back of terrorists but also helped in restoring peace in country.


soure /t\The nation news