Two terrorists of the outlawed TTP were killed in an exchange of fire between the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) and terrorists in Nowshera, while two to three terrorists escaped in the dark of night.
According to CTD officials, 2 terrorists were killed in the exchange of fire between CTD and terrorists in Misri Banda area of Nowshera, the operation team members were safe in the attack while the official vehicle was partially damaged.
CTD officials say that when the operation team arrived to arrest the terrorists, the terrorists attacked and fired with hand grenades.
The terrorists killed by CTD jawans were identified as Muhammad Zeeshan and Salman, while two to three terrorists escaped in the dark of night.
According to CTD officials, weapons, hand grenades and motorcycles have been recovered from the possession of the terrorists. The terrorists were wanted in several serious terrorism cases in Mardan and Charsadda.
The slain terrorists were also involved in the attacks on the police and the target killing of a senior medical technician.