LAHORE: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) conducted an operation on intelligence reports in Saddar area of Lahore today night and apprehended two militants of a banned outfit.

Sources said that that the arrested militants, who were identified as Naeem Jamshaid and Muhammad Kashif, were members of banned outfit Daesh also known as Islamic State (IS).

Sources further informed that explosive material, detonators and electronic circuits were also recovered from their possession. The arrested militants revealed, during preliminary investigation that they were planning to target sensitive installation in the city.

The arrested militants were shifted to some undisclosed location for further investigation.