Plot to hit PM’s Raiwind residence foiled

July 18, 2014 3:26 AM

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LAHORE: Two terrorists and an official of a sensitive agency were killed while six Elite Force personnel received bullet injuries during a 10-hour-long gunbattle in the Raiwind area of Lahore on Thursday. The incident took place in the Arian village, located just two-and-a-half kilometres away from the Jati Umra residence of the Sharifs.

Both the police and political top brass are of the opinion that the prime minister’s residence was the target of the terrorists who were hiding in a double-storey rented house. Punjab Minister for Environment Col (retd) Shuja Khanzada told the media that the terrorists were planning to attack the pr...

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