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21 terrorist arrested in Pakistan's Punjab province

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Press Trust of India Lahore
The law enforcement agencies in Pakistan have arrested 21 terrorists belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the last one month as part of a crackdown on terror outfits in Punjab province.
In a statement issued here on Sunday, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab Police said during the crackdown, "twenty-one terrorists belonging to Daesh (ISIS), LeJ and TTP have been arrested during the last one month from Multan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala and Sialkot.
It said a huge quantity of weapons, explosives, maps of different places and a large sum of money have been recovered from them.
It said the arrested terrorists wanted to target law enforcement agencies personnel in these areas.

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 6:40 PM IST

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