QUETTA: Security forces on Tuesday recovered a huge cache of weapons and explosives during a search operation in Loralai district. According to details, the Frontier Corps (FC) launched a search operation following a tip-off about the presence of a banned outfit in Gharwas area of Loralai district. During the search operation the security agencies recovered a huge cache of weapons from a hut-like house. The seized weapons included three suicide jackets, 6 hand grenades, four mortar shells, four homemade bombs, one rocket launcher including 14 fuses, hundreds of rounds, 8 detonators and other tools of bomb making. The security forces said that the accused had fled before the operation was launched, adding that the arms were to be used in acts of terrorism in Balochistan.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 1st, 2017.