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Police in Kohat seize 204 KG of explosives

KOHAT – Police have arrested three suspects and seized their explosive laden vehicle on Friday. The vehicle was carrying 204 kilogramme of explosive material.
The suspects, who have been moved to an unknown location, were arrested after the vehicle was stopped at Kohat Tunnel Indus highway.
DPO Kohat Mubarak Zaib told media men that the vehicle was headed from Banu to Peshawar. He said that security was already on high alert and more information on the suspects would be

Explosives kill four children in Kohat

PESHAWAR – An explosive device killed four children and wounded three others while they were playing at a pond in warm spring weather on Wednesday, police said.
Police said that the device exploded on the outskirts of the northwestern garrison town of Kohat in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where Taliban insurgents have been fighting against government troops.
The victims were aged seven and nine, police said.
“Four children have been killed and three others were

Two arrested, explosives seized

PESHAWAR – Peshawar police recovered a huge quantity of explosives on Saturday and apprehended two people, foiling an attempt of terrorism. The officials said Chamkani police squad, through a prior tip, intercepted a vehicle and recovered high intensity explosive materials and detonators. The recovered items were 2,250 safety fuses, 257 kilograms of high intensity explosive materials and 10,000 detonators. The police also arrested two people who were shifted to an unknown place in

175kg explosives seized, two militants held in Peshawar

PESHAWAR – Political administration FR Kohat have
arrested two militants and recovered 175 kg explosives from their
possession, Assistant Political Agent said.
APA Gul Jamal on a tip-off conducted search operation in Akhorwal,
area of Darra Adam Khel, and recovered 175 kg explosive material from
a flying coach and arrested two handlers.
Those arrested were identified as Gulzar and Gul Islam residents of
North Waziristan Agency.

Police seize 160kg explosives from TTP hideout in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA – Police have recovered 160 kilograms of explosives, suicide jackets, 4 hand-grenades, 3 Kalashnikovs maps, jihadi literature and pictures of TTP commanders from four bungalows in Gujranwala. CPO Ghulam Mahmood Dogar told the media on Monday while addressing a news conference. He said no arrest could be made as the terrorists had escaped soon after a blast early Monday morning. He, however, said police apprehended 3 people who helped terrorists renting the buildings. He

Attackers killed by own explosives in central Nigeria

JOS – Two men were killed in the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday when explosives they were carrying on a motorbike went off, preventing what local residents said was an attempted attack on a Christian community.
More than 200 people have been killed in sectarian violence since late last year in and around Jos, which lies in Nigeria’s “Middle Belt” between the mostly-Muslim north and predominantly Christian south.
Christian youths angered by what they took to be an

Explosives used in Pakistan come from Afghanistan, says Malik

ISLAMABAD: All improvised-explosive devices (IEDs) being used by terrorists in Pakistan are smuggled from Afghanistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Thursday while speaking at a national conference that discussed countering the threat of roadside bombs.
“All IEDs are actually being transported from Afghanistan to Pakistan, you can see that on the border with naked eyes… that the terrorists are coming towards Pakistan, along with arms and ammunition,” Malik added.