PESHAWAR - Capital City Police thwarted major sabotage bid by defusing two explosive loaded suicide jackets and other explosive materials in the Jurisdiction of Faqirabad Police station here on Sunday.
Police sources said that explosive jackets and rockets were dumped in the roadside garbage in Wazir colony area situated on ring road. Police and Bomb Disposal Squad after receiving timely information reached the site and defused two suicide jackets and rockets.
According to Bomb Disposal Squad around six kilogramme explosives and four kilogramme Ball Barings were used in suicide vests.
Police have also started search operation in the rural parts of Mattni, Mashogagar, Badhabera and Adezi area where dozen of suspected persons have been arrested and recovered heavy weapons from their possession.