Forces thwart militants’ plan to attack Kohat
KOHAT: The security forces foiled a plan of militants to attack Kohat and recovered huge quantity of weapons from a house and a mosque during a clandestine operation here on Monday, sources said.
They said that security forces received information that militants were planning to attack different places in Kohat. The security forces were informed that militants had dumped huge quantity of heavy weapons under the ground in a house and a mosque at Shahu Khel, an area near the border between Hangu and Orakzai Agency, for the purpose, they added.
They said that security forces raided the places but militants managed to escape into the nearby jungle. However, security forces dug the ground in the house and mosque and recovered 75 MMRK guns, 82 MM mortar guns, 86 rockets of MMRK, 29 rockets of 7 RPG, 20 rockets of RRK, huge quantity of automatic weapons and thousands of cartridges of machinegun.