25 Jun '13, 8pm

Via @LongWarJournal: Pakistani security forces intercept large explosives cache

Via @LongWarJournal: Pakistani security forces intercept large explosives cache

The police claimed to have seized a huge quantity of explosive materials and arrested two accused here on Monday. DSP Akhtar Ali said that acting on a tip-off, the police intercepted a truck (4084-K/Peshawar) during a blockade of the Nowshera-Mardan road near Dal Pattak and recovered a huge quantity of explosives from its secret cavities. He said that 26,000 sacks of explosives filled with 3,000 dynamite sticks while 15,000-metre- long cable used in explosive devices were recovered from the truck. "Two accused identified as Irshad and Shah Jehan were arrested during the operation," the DSP added. He claimed the same cache of explosive materials had already been smuggled to the tribal areas through the same route. The SHO Risalpur Police Station was also present on the occasion. The DSP said that the bomb disposal squad stated that the seized explosive materials were of hig...

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