Police foil bombing attempt in Matani-croad
PESHAWAR: Police claimed to have foiled a sabotage attempt by defusing a bomb at Matani-Akakhel road here on Wednesday. An official of Bomb Disposal Unit told Dawn that suspected militants had planted a 5kg bomb along the road but due to timely information the BDU personnel defused it.
The explosive device, he said, had been planted with pressure plate, adding that detonators, a 9 volt battery and other relevant items had been recovered from the spot. A case against unidentified terrorists has been registered at Matani police station.