Explosives, arms seized in Lakki
LAKKI MARWAT, Feb 10: Police claimed to have foiled a terror bid and seized explosives and a cache of weapons from a house in Lakki city late on Wednesday night.
An official source said on Thursday that heavy contingent of police backed by personnel of Elite Force and Anti-Terror Squad, on a tip off, raided a house of an alleged militant Zahid in Mohallah Faqeeran of Lakki city.
“Police personnel recovered 4kg explosives, 12 detonators, an indigenously made time bomb, 2 silencer fitted pistols with an additional silencer, 2 shotguns, a motorbike and 12 CDs containing Jihadi literature from the house,” the source said.
He said the explosive material was dumped in the house apparently for carrying out a subversive act in the area. “It is a great success on part of police as a massive terror bid has been averted,” he claimed, saying that police had registered a case under relevant section of law and started investigation.
The source said that no arrest was made immediately, however, a hunt was launched to arrest the alleged militant Zahid and his accomplices.