Raiwind: At least 35 suspects, including foreigners were arrested when Intelligence Agencies and police launched a joint operation, in Raiwind area near Lahore in the wee hours of Monday.

According to police sources, at least 14 foreigners were among the arrested persons in which eight were Afghans and six belong to Kyrgyzstan, while five were from south Punjab, five from Karachi and 11 from FATA.

Police sources said that terrorist’s guide Shakeel, entered Lahore from Dera Ismail Khan on June 25 and is residing in Raiwind. A 13-year-old suicide bomber, including many other suspicious people also accompanied Shakeel and can conduct any terrorist activity in the metropolis, police added.

In context of this entire situation, a joint search operation was carried out by police and intelligence agencies. Moreover, the residents have also been barred from coming out of their homes unnecessarily.

In another search operation in Chashma, police arrested 24 suspected persons . DPO said the search operation was carried on reports of presence of anti state elements in Chashma Barrage and Chashma Hydro power project areas.