Pakistani violence kills 6 al-Qaeda, 2 FC members

Staff Report

LAHORE -- At least six terrorists were killed in Punjab Province recently, while two security officers were killed in a roadside bombing in Mohmand Agency.

The Punjab Province Police Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) recently killed six al-Qaeda members in an overnight operation in Layyah District, the CTD said, according to Dunya TV. Four of the six were foreign nationals.

Meanwhile, the Punjab Province CTD recently detained a suspected "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) member, Faisal Babar, in Gujranwala District, the CTD said, according to a June 1 Dunya TV report. The CTD said it seized terrorist supplies including pressure cooker bombs from him.

A roadside bomb May 31 in Mohmand Agency killed two Frontier Corps (FC) members, Dawn reported.

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