CTD recovers huge cache of weapons in Quetta

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has recovered huge cache seized a large cache of weapons and ammunition in Kili Barat area of Quetta.

As per details, CTD conducted a raid in collaboration with law enforcement agencies and seized weapons, explosives and suicide jackets from a house.

According to a CTD spokesperson, the raid was carried out on a tip-off from arrested terrorists belonging to a banned outfit.

No arrests have been made yet, he added.

Last week, security forces gunned down five suicide bombers as they foiled a major terrorist attack at the Frontier Corps Help Centre in Quetta.

The Inter-Services Public Relations, in a statement, said, “An explosive and ammunition laden vehicle with 5 SBs (suicide bombers) tried to enter Help centre. Vigilant FC soldiers fired at terrorists and stopped their entry. All terrorists killed.”

"All SBs apparently Afghani. Failed terrorists attempt was response to killing of their key terrorists last night in Kili Almas,” the statement added.

Four Frontier Corps personnel suffered bullet wounds in the exchange of fire during the operation.

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