LAHORE: An Elite force official was killed in an exchange of fire which took place between the security forces and the heavily armed militants on Raiwind Road, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, the security forces while following a lead of militants presence in a house located on Raiwind Road landed there and surrounded the house. The security forces had a shoot down there in which the militants used heavy arms to manage their escape. The shoot out began at 2:00 am at night and is still going on.
During the shoot out, the militants gunned down an Elite security official, whose identification has not been revealed yet.
SP Zahid Marwat, while speaking on the media said that they have called extra security forces to cope up from the situation. Yet, no other claims can be given in regard to the incident. He further mentioned that they will only be able to reveal any specific information regarding the terrorist association, once they enter the compound and get to know from where and which group they belong and what kind of weapons they are using. But, for now heavy shoot out is being carried on from both sides.
Updates to follow.