KARACHI: Police recovered a huge cache of arms and hand grenades from a graveyard located in the Mominabad area of Karachi on Tuesday.
Police initiated the search operation on a tip-off from residents.
The recovered weapons included hand grenades, locally manufactured bombs, Kalashnikovs, pistols and hundreds of explosive materials.
According to the police, the weapons were concealed in plastic bags which were buried in the ‘graves’, which were dug to hoard the arms.
Police also arrested five miscreants who belonged to a banned militant faction.
The militants are said to have planned a terrorist activity during Muharram processions in the city.