Suicide jackets recovered in Landikotal; 6 held
LANDI KOTAL: The security forces and local administration officials claimed to have arrested six alleged militants and also seized a huge quantity of arms, suicide jackets and explosives during raids in Landikotal subdivision of Khyber Agency on Thursday.
Acting on a tip-off, the security forces raided several suspected places in Landikotal and recovered suicide jackets, explosive material, wireless, communications systems, rocket launchers, gas cylinders, Kalashnikov rifles and a car, official sources said.
The six accused were sent to the Landikotal army garrison for interrogation. Those arrested included Zahir, a senior teacher at the Government High School Landikotal No.1, Momin, Madad Khan, Imtiaz Akbar and Abdul Haseeb. The security forces also claimed defusing two time-bombs near the Government High School.