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FC foils major terror bid, seizes 4,000kg explosives near Pak-Afghan border

FC foils major terror bid, seizes 4,000kg explosives near Pak-Afghan border

QUETTA: Frontier Corps foiled a major bid of terrorism by seizing more than 4,000 kilogrammes of explosives close to Pak-Afghan border on Tuesday, officials said.

On intelligence reports, security forces conducted a raid near Kurram area of Pishin district close to the Afghan border.

The spokesman for the paramilitary force, Khan Wasey, said three accused were also arrested during the operation conducted in the remote area.

He further informed that 500 detonators and other weapons were recovered from the possession of alleged miscreants.

Wasey said FC also took two vehicles of the miscreants into custody.




The suspected militants were then shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

Also read: Multiple terror bids foiled in Balochistan

The security personnel are currently interrogating the accused in connection with the possession of huge cache of explosives and other weapons.

Security forces have intensified their actions in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan after the announcement of the National Action Plan to combat terrorism in the country.

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