Two TTP men killed on Northern Bypass

KARACHI: The personnel of the Sectarian Cell of the Crime Investigation Department (CID) Sindh late on Sunday night gunned down two members of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, including their Naib Karachi Ameer.

Following a tip-off, Chief of the Sectarian Cell, Khurram Waris along with his team raided the Northern Bypass area late on Sunday night. On seeing the police, the accused opened fire which was retaliated and an encounter took place.

After a brief encounter, police arrested two members of the banned outfit in an injured condition while their associates fled.

The alleged terrorists were shifted to a local hospital where they died. Police also recovered 18 kilograms of explosives, two hand grenades, two launchers, and pistols. Police sources said one of the terrorists, identified as Mufti Jawed, was the Naib Ameer of the banned TTP from Karachi.