Pakistan police say officers kill 4 Taliban militants ahead of possible plot targeting Shiites

December 13, 2014 6:15 AM

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MULTAN, Pakistan – A senior police officer in Pakistan says officers killed four Taliban fighters likely plotting to attack a planned Shiite rally.

Officer Rai Zameerul Haq says the four men were spotted traveling in a vehicle Saturday near the city of Muzaffargarh in eastern Punjab province and were killed in a shootout. He says officers later raided the men's hideout and recovered dozens of grenades, rocket launchers and four suicide bomb ves...

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