Mansehra: Police arrests man with 61kg explosives
MANSEHRA: As reported by The News on Sunday, a man was arrested with 61kgs explosives here Saturday evening, eyewitnesses said.
The policemen deployed at Ghazikot checkpost intercepted a pickup truck and recovered 61kg of explosives from it. The driver of the vehicle was arrested while his aide fled the scene.
When contacted, District Police Officer Sohail Khalid said a man had been arrested and 61kgs explosives were recovered.
To a question, Khalid said police were yet to establish whether the explosives were being transported for use in subversive activities or not. “We have launched an inquiry and everything would be clear by Sunday,” he added.
In March this year, terrorists attacked the US charity World Vision in Oghi tehsil and killed seven of its employees, including two females, in Ghazikot Township, which houses offices of almost all national and international NGOs.