Chemicals for Quetta bombing obtained from Lahore: report

Chemical shop in Akbar Mandi dispatched 15 cartons of raw material used in explosives, Police says.

Web Desk February 20, 2013
Police arrested owner of chemical shop who allegedly sold raw material to terrorists involved in Quetta blast.

LAHORE: The raw material for explosives used in Saturday's bombing in Quetta was bought from a market in Lahore, Express News reported.

The raw material was bought from a chemicals shop in Akbar Mandi. Police has arrested the owner of the shop for questioning.

The records stated that in the last two months fifteen cartons of raw materials had been sent to Quetta in the name of Daad Khan. The police have confiscated the records.

Earlier, Pakistani security forces had nabbed 170 suspects in their operations across the city according a BBC News report.

On Tuesday,  AFP reported that security forces killed four men and arrested seven others accused of killing Shia Muslims, including a purported mastermind of a devastating bomb attack that killed 89 people, officials said.

The operation was carried out on the outskirts of Quetta, where thousands of Shias were demanding army protection and refusing to bury the victims of Saturday’s bomb attack on their ethnic Hazara community.


Jhangir Khan | 8 years ago | Reply

Dear Borthers and Sisters, what I seen in our country shia and sunnies have no issues with each other, even they are living side by side in the whole country,what wrong in the system is the politics, whether its for the sake of sectarian gain for for else...they clerck are sitting on top they are actually responsible for this...........we should have to open are minds and think that we are Muslims only...........

Karim Javed | 8 years ago | Reply

@Mehboob: Like people from quetta are banned in Malaysia ?

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