ISLAMABAD, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on Monday foiled a major terror bid in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province and arrested three terrorists during an operation, local media reported.
According to local police, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and Intelligence Bureau carried out a joint operation in the Nabi Pura area of Sheikhupura city in the province, and three terrorists belonging to the banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were arrested in the operation.
LEAs also recovered arms and ammunition including improvised explosive device and detonators from the arrested terrorists, said CTD officials, adding that the suspects were planning to attack security personnel in the city.
The suspects were shifted to an undisclosed location for further interrogation shortly after their arrest. A case has also been registered against them, according to local media.