Explosives recovered in Mardan
MARDAN: Police claimed on Sunday to have recovered explosive materials from the house of a suspected militant in the locality of Sawalder.
Police sources said taking action on a tip-off, the personnel of Jabbar Police Station raided a house of Gul Mohammad s/o Bazeed located in the Zulfiqar Koroona locality of Sawaldar area and recovered 700 dynamites, 2,000 detonators and some other explosive materials.
They said the suspected militant Gul Mohammad had already fled the spot when the police officials raided his house, however, all the routes in the surrounding areas had been sealed after the raid and a search operation was launched.
The police registered a case against the suspected militant under anti-terrorism act and started efforts to make possible his early arrest.