Police arrest two aides of teenage would-be suicide bomber

The bomber boy, arrested from Sarband a day earlier, was wearing a suicide vest.


Web Desk November 21, 2012

PESHAWAR: Peshawar police managed to arrest on Wednesday two aides of the would-be suicide bomber arrested in Sarband a day earlier, Express News reported.

The teenage bomber, identified as Bilal of Khyber Agency and his accomplice Jahangir of Peshawar, were apprehended during routine checking on Ring Road.

The BDS were called and a suicide vest with at least eight kilogrammes of explosives were then removed  from the boy.

Khan Lar, the area from which the teenager was arrested, is adjacent to the Shalober area of Khyber Agency, which is a hub of Lashker-e-Islam militants.

Police and Frontier Constabulary have set up joint check posts to block small routes to stop the infiltration of militants from the tribal belt into the settled district.

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