MOHMAND AGENCY: Police on Saturday foiled a bid of big terror bid by recovering huge cache of explosive material and ammunition from Mohmand Agency.
According to details, while taking action on directive of District Police Officer Mohmand Salahuddin Kundi, DSP Headquarters Liaquat Ali Khan, SHO Sher Zameen Khan, ASI Muhammed Shafeeq Khan, SI Zahir, SI Abdul Hakeem Khan and SI Shokat Khan foiled the terror bid acting on a tip-off.
A search and strike operation was carried out in Gandhar area within jurisdiction of Lakru police station.
During the operation, eight rocket launchers, six shells, three time bombs, mortar shells, fuses, firecrackers, cartridges and other explosives to be used in terrorism were recovered from the ground in a plastic bag.
Police sources said that the suspects Ikramullah, Bakhtoor Shah, Abdul Rahman, Hayat Khan, Fazal Syed and Long succeeded in fleeing from the den.
Police said operations were underway to do away Mohmand District with terrorism and arrest the perpetrators.