Security forces seize huge explosive material
26 August, 2013
PESHAWAR: The security forces, in a raid conducted at a compound in Shakus area of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency, have seized 12 tons of explosive materials and arrested one terrorist.
Col Naeem Sarwar of Frontier Scouts told media that the security forces busted an alleged Afghan suspect from the spot, adding that the terrorists had kept twelve tons of explosive material in a cellar of a house, which was recovered, FC colonel said.
The recovered explosive material consisted of RPG-7 bombs, potassium chloride, batteries, mines, circuits, remote control devices, wires, fuses and detonators.
He added that terrorists could use these large scale explosive gadgets somewhere in Sindh, Karachi and Peshawar.
Col Naeem said security forces carried out a successful raid on a tip off of intelligence report.
He also told that Arabic and Pushto literature was also recovered from the site.