Suspected militant held in Bara
BARA: The security forces arrested a suspected militant and recovered a huge quantity of arms from his possession in Akakhel area of the Bara tehsil of the Khyber Agency on Tuesday, local and official sources said.
The sources said the security forces signalled a vehicle to stop during search operation in Akakhel area but the driver sped away. However, the driver stopped the vehicle and surrendered to the security forces after they opened fire on him.
The security forces recovered 43 short range machine guns, six repeaters, 32 pistols, three gun barrels, three telescopes, hundreds of rounds and around hundred magazines. The sources added that security forces shifted the smuggler, who seemed to be a militant, to nearby FC facility for an investigation.