Three suspected terrorists killed in an intelligence-based operation conducted by the Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Lahore on Sunday morning.
The men hailed from Afghanistan and were staying at a rented apartment in Ferozewala, said the CTD spokesperson.
“They were planning to conduct attacks on intelligence agencies, law enforcement personnel, and important religious personalities,” spokesperson added, the suspects were members of an outlawed terrorist group.
“On Sunday, when the CTD raided the house, they opened fire at us. The men were killed in retaliatory fire,” the spokesperson added.
Suicide vests and two hand-grenades were retrieved from the apartment.
The case has been registered at the CTD Lahore police station.