Terrorists surrender, hostages freed

The terrorists had seized control of a building in the Shama Chowk area of Peshawar.

Afp/express August 28, 2010

PESHAWAR: The three terrorists who had seized control of a building in Peshawar have surrendered releasing the two hostages.

The terrorists had taken over of a building earlier in the after taking two security personnel hostage.

Director General ISPR Athar Abbas had said  the terrorists were shifted to the building after their arrest but somehow they overpowered the security guards and took control of the building.

Police has earlier said that the terrorists tried to get into a secured area close to the consulate and intelligence unit buildings early in the morning.

"There target is not clear but they were trying to reach a very sensitive area. There is the US consulate and army offices and buildings in that area," Karim Kha, a senior police official in Peshawar had told AFP.

The army and police had blocked all the roads into the area while helicopters patrolled the skies.


Ernest Dempsey | 11 years ago | Reply The surrendered terrorists should be brought before the media to prove that the operation was real.
Ben | 11 years ago | Reply Any idea which is the deadlier curse for Pakistan, Taliban or floods. Click to find out: link text
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