Time bomb defused in Peshawar
PESHAWAR: The city police on Wednesday claimed to have foiled a terrorism attempt by defusing a time bomb, which was planted in a car parking of the busy Shafi Market in Saddar. Police said that the bomb was mounted on a timepiece and planted under a motorcar. Someone informed the police on the helpline 15 about it.
“Following the information the officials of the bomb disposal squad were called to the site who defused the explosive,” said an official of the Gulberg police station. An official of the squad, when contacted told Dawn that it was a time bomb weighing about 500 grams and could rock the area if it would have exploded, saying that it was a matter of grave concern for the police as the area is a busy shopping place.