Terror act planned for August 14 thwarted: K-P CM

Hoti says today's attack was a backla­sh of operat­ions carrie­d out last night in the areas of Budh Baur, Matni.

Express August 11, 2011

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti said that the police have foiled a potential terrorist plot planned for August 14 in Peshawar, Express 24/7 reported on Thursday.

He said this while talking to the media after attending the funeral prayers of the policemen who were killed earlier this morning in the Lahori gate blast.

The chief minister said the blast that took place today was a backlash of operations carried out last night in the areas of Budh Baur and Matni in which an extremist commander was killed.

He said that the terrorists have changed their modus operandi and they are now using women and girls for carrying out the suicide attacks.

Hoti vowed to continue taking stern actions against terrorists in the future too.

The blasts that killed seven in Peshawar today was carried out by a female suicide bomber. The suicide attack was the first taking place in the month of Ramazan.


Malik Sajjad | 12 years ago | Reply

He is a Very Right Person in Government.Hope He will be the next Cheif Minister also. In his Supervision I think something will happen good. But unfortunetly He is fighting with world's dangerous group of terrorists. May Allah help them all who protect us and give lives for us.ALLAH BLESS YOU ALL.

Ijaz | 12 years ago | Reply

Jiyay Awami National Party. ANP is by far the best party in Pakistan with a rich history. The individuals who call ANP traitors are the real enemies of Pakistan. They are deceiving the masses and helping the terrorists.

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