Attack killed during shootout: CTD spokesperson
The Lahore police prevented an alleged suicide bomb attack on the Barki police station Tuesday morning, according to a spokesperson of the Counter-Terrorism Department.
“The attacker was stopped for identification outside the police station on which he opened fire at the security guard,” he said. “The guards on duty fired back and killed the suspect.”
The CTD spokesperson said that a suicide vest, two hand grenades, bullets, and a pistol were found in his possession. The security forces have started a search operation after cordoning off the area. A bomb disposal squad has also been called in.
The attacker wanted to carry out a suicide attack on the police station, he added.