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Pak security agencies foil terrorists’ plan to attack jail

Pakistan’s security agencies have foiled a plan of militants to attack Kot Lakhpat Jail where at least 50 death row terrorists including five dreaded ones are lodged and arrested two women and a man linked with the plot.

“We have foiled a terrorists’ plan and arrested two women and a man from Farid Kot Colony near the Kot Lakhpat Jail,” a senior Lahore officer said. The officials have seized a rocket launcher, uniforms of the security agencies, shoes, guns, bows and arrows, mobile phones and SIMs from their possession yesterday. Deputy Inspector General Police Haider Ashraf confirmed the arrests of the three terrorists during a raid at a house in Farid Kot Colony. The suspects were taken away to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

According to the sources, the terrorists were planning to attack the Kot Lakhpat Jail and free the militants.

At least 50 militants including five terrorists who have been handed down death sentence by military courts are languishing in the Kot Lakhpat Jail. Umar Nadeem, Ahsan Azim, Amir Yousuf, Asif Idrees and Kamran were handed down death sentences by the military court. 


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