Khar: Arms recovered
KHAR: The security forces on Sunday recovered a huge cache of weapons during a search operation in different areas of Khar tehsil. Sources said the search operation was launched after receiving information from the locals about the presence of weapons and other explosives in the area. “Different kinds of weapons, including missiles, rockets, hand grenades, bombs and other explosive material, have been recovered during the operation, said an official of the Bajaur Scouts. He claimed the weapons were meant for carrying out terror activities, adding elements involved in bringing arms to the area would be nabbed.
The official said the recovered weapons had been used by militants in attacks at Kitkoot area a week ago The official said a key militant wanted in several cases had been arrested, adding security had been beefed up to maintain law and order in the area during Ramazan.