Major terror bid foiled, 5 terrorists held with explosives in Charsadda

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CHARSADDA: The police foiled a major terror bid; arrested five terrorists with explosives, ammunition and other material here on Thursday.

According to reports, the police on a tip-off conducted an operation near Subhan Morr in tehsil Shabqadar of Charsadda district.

During operation, five terrorists were apprehended besides the recovery of 40-kilogram explosives, seven mortar shells, five remote control receivers, 10 hand grenades, 13 detonators and an improvised explosive device (IED).

Police claimed that the nabbed terrorists were planning to conduct a terrorist attack but prompt action foiled the bid.

The recovered explosives, ammunition and grenades were confiscated and the detained terrorists were shifted to an undisclosed location for further investigation.

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