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ISIS terrorist arrested in Pakistan

ANI  |  Sialkot [Pakistan] 

A terrorist belonging to the Islamic State of and or Islamic State (ISIS) has been arrested by Police's counter-department (CTD) from graveyard in the Daska area near

Today quoted CTD as saying that the arrested terrorist, Abu Bakar, was a member of the banned organisation 'Daesh' and was shifted to some undisclosed location for further investigation.

The police also seized explosives, detonators and other ammunition from him.

According to the spokesperson, was planning to target sensitive installations in

Many persons having affiliation with were arrested in the country last year.

Meanwhile, a recent report revealed that there was an increase in the presence of in in 2017.

Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS), an Islamabad-based think-tank, had said in its security report that more than 150 people were killed in around six terrorist attacks claimed by in 2017, Geo news reported.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 16:05 IST