Saturday, October 31, 2015

Jihadis Foiled In Pakistan, Massive Terrorist Bomb Found and Disarmed

Odds were pretty good that we would have been waking up tomorrow to hundreds of people killed in Pakistan as a result of a terrorist bomb planted near a market but the Pakistani police got lucky this time around.

The story comes from Times of India.

Terror plot foiled in Pakistan, bomb defused near market

PESHAWAR: A terror plot in Pakistan was foiled on Friday as a five-kilogramme bomb planted near a market in this northwestern city was defused.

The bomb was planted in Farooq Shah Market situated opposite a police station in Hangu district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa bordering volatile Kurram agency, police said.

The bomb disposal squad was called in by police and its officials defused the remote control attached with the explosive material.

The bomb contained five kilogrammes of explosives and if it had exploded it would have caused huge destruction.

"The BDS saved the city from massive destruction by timely defusing the explosive material," a police official said.
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