K-P police arrests eight in raids across Peshawar

Arms, ammunition recovered


Our Correspondent February 21, 2018
K-P Police. PHOTO: PPI

PESHAWAR: At least eight suspects were arrested by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Police in search operations across Peshawar late on Tuesday night.

According to sources, security officials conducted raids across the provincial capital under the supervision of SP Cantt, DSP Town and SHO Town.

The police recovered arms and ammunition including two rifles, 25 cartridges, one 9mm pistol, one 30-bore pistol. At least 45 houses were searched with 60 people cleared under Criminal Record Verification System (CRVS) and 110 vehicles cleared under Vehicle Verification System (VVS) by the police.

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During the raid, two suicide bombers blew themselves up while another opened fire. He was killed by security personnel in the exchange of fire.

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