Thursday, February 23, 2017

Security forces foil major terror plot

RAWALPINDI: The security forces thwarted a major terror plot near Loralai Balochistan as part of ongoing countrywide Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, Inter Services Public Relations said Thursday.

According to the statement issued by ISPR, the media wing of the military, Frontier Corps (FC) and intelligence agencies conducted a joint targeted operation in Killi Shah Karaiz near Loralai, Balochistan against Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP)/Jamaat-ul Ahraar (JuA) network led by Wahab Zakhbail on Wednesday.

The security forces seized 23 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) recovered during the operation.

The IEDs were reported transported to the area by TTP elements to target Law Enforce Agencies (LEAs) vehicles and Loralai University buses carrying students.

Timely action of LEAs averted a major terrorist incident, it added.

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