Police arrest ‘suicide bomber’ in Kohat
PESHAWAR: The police have arrested a suspected suicide bomber during search operation in Kohat district late Friday, local police said. Police officials were searching vehicles at a check point in Nasrat Khel area of Kohat district when they arrested a suspected suicide bomber and recovered explosive material and a suicide vest from him.
Kohat DPO Saleem Marwat said that police stopped a passenger bus bearing registration number AJK–4781 coming from Hangu in the Cantonment Police Station jurisdiction. During search of the vehicle, a suicide bomber, Amjad Ali, hailing from Alizai area of Kurram Agency, was arrested. The bomb disposal unit was called in which successfully defused the suicide jacket containing 13 kg of explosives, ball bearings, prima–card and two MV2 fuses.