Khyber Agency: Arms smuggling bid foiled
KHYBER AGENCY: A bid of smuggling of pistols to Afghanistan was foiled by Khasadar force on Friday here in Zayrai checkpost, tehsil Landi kotal, official sources said. The sources said that last day on duty Khasadar personals stopped a taxi corolla car bearing registration no Q-140 for routine checking. During search three pistols were recovered, hided in different cavities, sources said. Two smugglers identified as IhsanUllah, son of Nawaz Khan, resident of Peshawar and Najeeb, son of Mir Hussan hailing from Swabi were arrested and put behind Landi Kotal lock up for investigation, sources said.
Meanwhile, the Khasadar persons were unloading the seized pistols when suddenly one pistol went off injured Subedar Harkla khan, sources said.
He was shifted to Landi Kotal hospital for treatment where his was stated to be stable, sources said.