Five bombs defused in Karak


The police on Friday foiled a major terrorism bid as it seized and defused five bombs in Karak.

According to Karak DPO Attiqullah Wazir, the police launched a search operation in Barbara area, bordering Kohat district where two police officials had been killed in a clash with militants. Six militants had also died in the attack.

During the search operation, five bombs weighing 50 kilograms were seized which were later defused by the bomb disposal squad (BDS).

DPO Karak said the bombs would have caused serious casualties and caused damage to properties had they exploded.