Crackdown: Weapons seized in Swat displayed

Material was recovered in two different operations conducted by security forces in area.


Express October 13, 2011

SWAT: Recovered weapons, explosives and other accessories used by terrorists were shown to local media at Mingora Circuit House on Wednesday.

The materials included 35 kilogrammes of explosive chemicals, three wireless sets, 10 hand grenades, one round cylinder with a detonator and an explosive cable, as well as a large number of bullets. The material was recovered in two different operations conducted by security forces in the area.

On the occasion, Lt. Colonel Arif said that the Pakistan Army with the support of the local community has foiled two major terrorist plans, adding that this was a “clear message to the terrorists that they will never be successful in Swat valley”.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 13th, 2011.

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