Karachi police foil terror bid
KARACHI: As reported by The News on, Karachi police foiled a terror bid today (Friday) by defusing 20 kilogramme (kg) of explosives fitted with two detonators, Geo News reported.
According to police, 20 kg of explosives has been recovered from a residential colony near Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC). The area is used to offer Friday prayers usually.
JPMC is Karachi’s biggest government-run hospital in the city. Bomb Disposal Squad defused the device having ball-bearings, iron plates and detonators connected to it.
Acting CCPO, Karachi Iqbal Mehmood told the media that the bomb was remote-controlled. As strict security measures have been ordered for Friday prayers, that is why they were able to detect the presence of explosives, CCPO said.