Defence Day terror attack foiled in Quetta: ISPR

Published: September 5, 2015
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PHOTO: NNI

PHOTO: NNI

QUETTA: Security forces on Saturday, in an intelligence based operation, foiled a terror bid which was set to be executed on Defence Day, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. 

“The terrorist was arrested during the operation who confessed his links with RAW, he also confessed having planted IEDs in Quetta on two separate occasions which took numerous lives,” officials stated.

Further, the suspected militant was arrested with various explosives in his possession, including an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing over 6 kilogrammes, a mortar bomb and nut bolts.

Read: FC foils terror bid in Sui, seizes explosives

A five-member committee headed by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Friday decided that the entire nation will observe one-minute of silence from 9:29 am to 9:30 am on September 6 to pay homage to the martyrs of 1965 War.

The committee was formed by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to oversee celebration of 50th anniversary of the war.

Read: ’65, fifty years on

Later, all media outlets – including radio and television channels – will play the national anthem from 9:30 am to 9:32 am. This will be observed to reaffirm nation’s resolve to defend the motherland in the similar manner in case of such threat in the future.

 

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Reader Comments (5)

  • Pakistani Dude
    Sep 5, 2015 - 11:01AM

    Salute to our security forces, keep on arresting these RAW operatives. Recommend

  • Awaam
    Sep 5, 2015 - 11:42AM

    Grow up ISPR, stop living in myopia pleaseRecommend

  • abbas
    Sep 5, 2015 - 2:57PM

    U “awam” so coward person u dont have dare to write ur name u r saying that ispr should grow up, u idiot build up ur mind become a devoted person.look in kashmir what indian forces doing with ur muslim sisters n brothers.wake up every bodyRecommend

  • Human
    Sep 5, 2015 - 3:37PM

    @Awaam lol? Myopia is an eye disease ie short sightednessRecommend

  • Azi
    Sep 5, 2015 - 3:50PM

    @Awaam:

    Must hurt you guys, first training these people, spending money on them only to lose them to be tortured to death by PA. No wonder Indian public has lost faith in its military, as per your def. minister. Tell them to go back hunting pigeons and planets and making 3rd class movies and scripts which even they cant believe how bad their acting is. Btw, your name doesnt fool us, it reeks of Indian spices.Recommend

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