Massive terror plot foiled in Parachinar

Officials rush to the spot and defuse three IEDs and rockets, 17 suspects rounded up from area


Our Correspondent April 18, 2016
PHOTO: AFP/FILE

PARACHINAR:


Levies forces and political administration officials averted a major disaster by defusing improvised explosive devices and rockets that were rigged to blow in a Parachinar market.

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Security officials uncovered the terrorist plot when they arrested a terrorist during a joint operation early Sunday morning. During questioning, the terrorist revealed that explosives had been planted in Usmania Plaza, located in Kurmi Bazaar.

Officials rushed to the spot and defused three IEDs and rockets. They also rounded up 17 suspects from the area.

The Political Agent and IG of Frontier Constabulary have lauded efforts of Levies forces to prevent a major disaster from taking place and have announced cash prizes for them.

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Meanwhile, representatives of Tori Bangash tribe, including Haji Faqir Hussain, Ibrar Hussain Jan and others, have vowed to support the security forces and cooperate with them in the future to eliminate militants.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 18th,  2016.

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COMMENTS (2)

Baseer Jan | 5 years ago | Reply This is alarming news for the establishment of Pakistani. Law Enforcement Agencies are hesitating an operation since long and I think it will be the right time to start one, as demanded by the Tribals of Ahle Sunna since long. The area has become the hub for Iranian Proxies and other elements, Government should do the filtering without any discrimination and I think all law abiding citizens will welcome this decision.
Zubair | 5 years ago | Reply Fantastic work by the authorities.
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