Two alleged terrorists arrested as police foils major terror bid in Sargodha

SARGODHA: Police have foiled a major terror plan and arresting two alleged terrorists belonging to Al-Qaeda during search operation in Sargodha here on Saturday.
According to police, the suspected terrorists were planning a major terror attack during Muharram-ul-Haram. Five hand grenades, 37 mortar shells, two kilograms of explosives and seven kalshnikovs were also recovered during the raid.
Separately, the security forces arrested eight Afghan nationals from Nushki town of Balochistan on a tip-off from intelligence agencies.
The suspects have been moved to undisclosed location for interrogation.
The arrests came a day after two explosions targeted Rawalpindi-bound Jaffer Express in the town of Much, 55 kilometres (35 miles) east of Balochistan’s provincial capital Quetta, killing at least eight people besides wounding more than 20 others.


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