Peshawar: Police foil terror bid, seize explosives
PESHAWAR: Police have thwarted a terror bid by seizing huge quantity of dynamites and explosive materials from a pick-up at Tangi in Charsadda District on Sunday.
The Spokesman of Charsadda Police said police was alerted following secret information about smuggling of huge quantity of arms and ammunition from Charsadda to Mohmand Agency.
A raiding team led by SHO Tangi Police Station made blockade on Prang-Ghar Road near Gandi area to thwart the bid.
Meanwhile, a pick-up bearing registration number MBB-8505 appeared on the scene that was asked to stop for search. The accused instead accelerated speed of the vehicle and was overpowered by police after a little chase.
The police claimed seizing 980 dynamites from secret cavities of the vehicle and arrested accused Shah Gul, Jumma Gul and Umar Badshah.