Militants involved in Sri Lanka cricket team attack in 2009 killed in Lahore raid
New Delhi : Three militants, who were allegedly involved in the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, have been killed during a police raid in Lahore.
A report by The Express Tribune mentioned that the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), local authorities had received information regarding terrorists hiding in a building in Lahore’s Manawan area. The three terrorists were gunned down after one and a half hour-long gun battle.
# Three militants, involved in the attack on Sri Lankan team in 2009, have been killed during Lahore raid.
# Nearly seven terrorists were hiding in a building in Lahore’s Manawan area.
# A gun battle between militants and the cops lasted for approximately 90-minutes.
# Four of them were killed on the site, while others managed to flee away.
# “The police team, which came under attack from terrorists, returned fire, killing four of them on the spot while the remaining three managed to escape,” said a CTD spokesperson.
# According to police, the deceased have been identified as Zubair alias Naik Muhammad, Abdul Wahab, Adnan Arshad and Attiqur Rehman.
# They were directly involved in the attack on Sri Lankan team in 2009.