Khyber Agency: Security forces seize arms cache in raid
KHYBER AGENCY: The security forces recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions in a raid conducted on Tuesday in Mirdad Khel area of tehsil Landi Kotal, sub–division of Khyber Agency. Official and local sources said that on a tip off, the forces personnel raided the village of one Haji Mazaar Shinwari and recovered 250 boxes cartridges of 12.7 mm rifle, 25 bullets of SMG, 30 mortar shells, four rocket launcher shells and dozens of rifles.
The residents had already shifted to Peshawar, however two watchmen of the village were took into custody and shifted to Cantonment for investigation. Prior to it, the whole area was condoned off and masses movement was restricted for more than five hours, sources said.