Karachi: Terrorism act thwarted ahead of Ashura
KARACHI: The Crime Investigation Division (CID), Karachi, has thwarted a terrorist attack ahead of Ashura by arresting an alleged member of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
“CID arrested Haji Rehman alias Saeed from Sohrab Goth with explosives,” said CID SP Fayyaz Khan while addressing a press conference at the CID Garden office on Tuesday.
He said that at least six accomplices of the accused have managed to escape during the raid.
At least 10 kg of explosive material, 3 detonators, an AK rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunitions were recovered from the accused, he added.
The accused is a resident of Orangi Town, he added.