Security forces foil terror bid

Officials intercepted the vehicle on the Indus Highway near the Kohat tunnel.


Express April 15, 2011

PESHAWAR:

Security forces on Friday claimed to have foiled a terror bid by arresting three suspects who were trying to move a large quantity of explosives from Bannu to Peshawar.


The security forces say they intercepted a vehicle on the Indus Highway near the Kohat tunnel, and found up to 400 kgs of explosive material during the search.


The security personnel have impounded the explosive-laden vehicle and shifted the arrested suspects to an undisclosed location for interrogation.


The arrested men have been identified as Umar Niaz, Akramullah and Ismatullah.

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