Mortars fired at FC headquarters in Peshawar
24 January, 2013
PESHAWAR: Five mortars were fired on Wednesday targeting headquarters of Frontier Corps (FC) in a residential district of Peshawar, official sources said.
These rockets, however, caused no loss of life nor did any damage to public property, sources said. "Militants fired five mortar rounds in Hayatabad residential area. Three rounds fell inside Frontier Corps residential complex in phase 6 of Hayatabad and two others fell in open field near residential area of civil population," sources said.
No casualties were reported, they added. Residents said that the mortars were fired from Shalobar area of Bara on border with Peshawar.
Meanwhile, Hayatabad police said they have seized a vehicle loaded with weapons and ammunitions. During search of the vehicle, police recovered 115 pistols, 16 Kalashnikov rifles and thousands of rounds. "Two persons were arrested on charges of smuggling weapons," Hayatabad police said.