KARACHI: Crackdown against criminal elements continued in Karachi as five terrorists were killed in CTD, intelligence agencies and police operations in different parts of the city on Thursday night.

According to the details, the CTD and intelligence agencies on a tip-off cordoned off some houses in Mehran Town area of Korangi. The terrorists present in the compounds opened fire at the raiding party which was retaliated as a result three terrorists were killed.

The dead terrorists were identified as Umar M Alam and Ranjha. According to the in charge CTD, Junaid Sheikh, the dead terrorists were involved in more than 200 cases.

Meanwhile, two gang war operatives were killed in encounter with police near Mewa Shah Graveyard in Pak Colony while two of their accomplices managed to escape.

On the other hand, police carried out an operation in Defence Phase-II area and apprehended two activists of a banned outfit. According to SSP South arrested terrorist got training in Afghanistan. Arms and explosive material was also recovered from them.